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UAHuntsville Certificate Program Advantage
Certificate Programs in Engineering, Management, and Information Technology
provide you with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience to succeed.
Attend Courses on Campus
• Participate in respected courses and certificate programs led by industry professionals and university experts.
• Increase salary potential and ensure career mobility by remaining at the forefront of your area of expertise.
• Gain the industry certifications and licenses required to advance in your professional career path.
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• Embrace the best of both, combine the flexibility of self-paced online learning
with the interaction and team building of classroom courses.
• Reduce total training time and minimize time away from the job.
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your organization with courses tailored specifically to your needs.
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• Transform your organizational expertise and culture through high-quality
ongoing professional training and mentoring opportunities.
Why Earn a UAHuntsville Certificate?
Certificate programs are a well-respected form of specialized education among working adults, employers,
and institutions of higher learning. The workforce environment and needs of career fields are constantly
changing, making certificate programs an increasingly valuable tool for personal and professional development.
How Will a Certificate Assist Me?
Completion of a certificate program provides documentation of specific, formal study; career-oriented post-graduate
training to complement a college or university degree; and increased job skills and knowledge for your current job, a
promotion, or career change. Certificate programs also provide an opportunity to examine a new field and demonstrate
to others you have the discipline to work towards a specific goal.
Our certificate programs in Engineering, Management, and Information Technology offer high-quality curriculums
developed around the specific needs and strengths of this community. Courses are taught by leading practitioners
who understand how to mix theory and application to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and expertise necessary
for today’s highly-integrated careers. Comprehensive programs and seminars are available in classroom, online, and
blended formats, to fit your schedule.
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Table of Contents
GENERAL INFORMATION INTERIOR DESIGN Risk Assessment and Management . . . . . . . .19
3D Home Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Systems and Project Integration . . . . . . . . . . .19
Alumni Discount . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Exterior Environments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Structured Functional Analysis
FAQs, Credits and Alliances, Policies . . . . . . . . . .28 Professional Certificate in in Systems Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Registration Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Interior Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Professional Certificate in
Instructor Bios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 Systems Engineering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP
WIA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Human Resource Management Essentials . .11 MODELING AND SIMULATION
Campus Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Engineering Management Foundation . . . . . .12 Fundamentals of Modeling and Simulation . .20
Economic Analysis and Finance . . . . . . . . . . .12 Developing Simulations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
MANAGEMENT Quality Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Simulation Verification, Validation,
Strategies for Leading Technical Professionals . .12 and Accreditation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
COST ACCOUNTING Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation . .20
Federal Government Cost Accounting . . . . . . . . 3 Strategic Decision Processes . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Professional Certificate in Professional Certificate in
Deltek® Costpoint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Modeling and Simulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Engineering Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Master Every Moment:
ENGINEERING IT TOOLS
A Guide to Business Etiquette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Effective Presentation Skills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 MISSILES AND SUBSYSTEMS DIGITAL DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
Effective Communication: The Key to Success . . 4 Intro to Ballistic Missile Defense Systems . . . . .13 Web Applications Using Oracle APEX . . . . . . . 21
PowerPoint 2007: Basics and Beyond . . . . . . . . 5 Missile System Fundamentals . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Adobe Photoshop Essentials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Workplace Diversity: Shifting Perceptions . . . . 5 Advanced Solid Rocket Propulsion . . . . . . . . .13 Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver . . . . . . . . 21
Writing Basics for Professionals . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Tactical Missile Design and Integration . . . . .13 Introduction to Adobe Flex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Protocol in Practice: Introduction to XML . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
AEROSPACE AND FLIGHT SYSTEMS
Hosting International Visitors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY
Introduction to Flight Test Engineering . . . . . . 14
Professional Certificate in MS Office Foundation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Business Communication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Intermediate Flight Test Principles . . . . . . . . . 14
Rotorcraft Systems Fundamentals . . . . . . . . . 14 MS Word 2007: Mastering Documents . . . . . .22
CONTRACT MANAGEMENT PowerPoint 2007: Basics and Beyond . . . . . . .22
Private Pilot Ground School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Understanding Procurement Outlook 2007: Increasing Your Productivity . .22
and Contract Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 TEST AND EVALUATION
MS Project 2007 Fundamentals . . . . . . . . . . .22
Legal Aspects and Clauses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Test and Evaluation Foundation . . . . . . . . . . .15
Mastering MS Project 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Cost/Price Analysis Requirements Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 . . . . . . .23
and Contract Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting . . . .15
Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007 . . . . . . . . .23
Procurement Issues and Contract Formation . . . 7 Test Design, Planning, and Conduct . . . . . . . .15
Advanced Microsoft Excel 2007 . . . . . . . . . . .23
Cost Accounting Principles System Validation and Verification . . . . . . . . .15
Professional Certificate in
and Contract Negotiations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Modeling and Simulation for T&E . . . . . . . . . .15 Desktop Applications Specialist . . . . . . . . . .22
Subcontract and Financial Management . . . . . 7 Professional Certificate in Professional Certificate in
Professional Certificate in Test and Evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Excel 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Federal Contract Management Essentials . . . 6
RADAR APPLICATIONS DATA MANAGEMENT
Professional Certificate in
Fundamental Concepts in Radar Systems . . . 16 Mastering SQL Developer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Federal Contract Management
Specialization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Modeling and Simulation of Radar Systems . . 16 Access 2007: Database Solutions . . . . . . . . . .23
Radar Signal Processing Techniques . . . . . . . 16
EARNED VALUE MANAGEMENT OPERATING SYSTEMS
Professional Certificate in
Earned Value Management (EVM) Foundations in Radar Concepts . . . . . . . . . . 16 Windows 7: Configuration and Administration . .23
for Project Success . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SECURITY
Mastering Earned Value Management . . . . . . . 8
Supply Chain Management Foundation . . . . . 16 Cyber Security Professional . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Professional Certificate in
Supply Chain Relationship Management . . . . 16 Cyber Defense Challenge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Earned Value Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Demand Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Security+ Certification Exam Prep . . . . . . . . . . 24
Research and Product Development . . . . . . . . 17 ENGINEERING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES
Project Management Essentials . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Operations Systems Management . . . . . . . . . 17 Introduction to Pro/ENGINEER . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Project Risk Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Supply Chain Strategy Development . . . . . . . . 17 MATLAB/Simulink Foundation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Project Cost and Schedule Management . . . . . 9
Project Contracting and Negotiation Skills . . . . 9 Professional Certificate in
Program and Project Management . . . . . . .9, 19
Integrated Supply Chain Management . . . . . 17 ONLINE LEARNING
PMP® Certification Bootcamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Online Career Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Professional Certificate in Systems Engineering Overview . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Online Learning Schedule at a Glance . . . . . . . . 27
Project Management (Online) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Requirements Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
PROPOSAL MANAGEMENT Trade Studies and Decision Making . . . . . . . .18
Federal Proposal Management . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation . .18
Professional Certificate in System Validation and Verification . . . . . . . . .18
Federal Proposal Management . . . . . . . . . . . 10
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PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE IN:
Division of Professional
Business Communication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
and Continuing Studies
Federal Contract Management Essentials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Federal Contract Management Specialization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Dr . Karen M . Clanton, Director
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Earned Value Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
PCS Registration and Business Services
Project Management (Online) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Kathy Hosch, Sr . Associate Director
Federal Proposal Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 256 .824 .2814
Interior Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Professional Development
Engineering Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Lisa Strickland, Sr . Associate Director
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Test and Evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Foundations in Radar Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Jo Ann Jones, Director
Integrated Supply Chain Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 256 .824 .6372
Systems Engineering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Online Learning
Dawn Boyd, Associate Director
Modeling and Simulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 256 .824 .6017
Desktop Applications Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Marketing and Media Services
Excel 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Sally Badoud, Assistant Director
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Health and Physical Education
ON DEMAND ONLINE LEARNING David Kyle, Sr . Associate Director
Register for an On Demand course at ANY time . Participants have one month 256 .824 .6007
to complete the course, or two months for courses over 30 hours .
Osher Lifelong Learning
View the schedule on page 27 for a complete list of all the Online Learning Maxine Doherty, Program Manager
courses that UAHuntsville Professional and Continuing Studies offers, 256 .824 .6183
or visit www .PCS .uah .edu/onlinelearning .
WAYS TO REGISTER FRIDAY AND SATURDAY COURSES
ONLINE To make your training more convenient,
www .PCS .uah .edu UAHuntsville now offers Friday and Saturday courses .
PHONE • Access 2007: Database Solutions – Fri. – pg. 23
256 .824 .6010 or 800 .448 .4031
8:15 am – 5:00 pm (CST), Monday – Friday • Adobe Photoshop Essentials – Fri. and Sat. – pg. 21
FAX • Excel 2007 – Fri. and Sat. – pg. 23
registration form on page 29 to 256 .824 .6760 • PowerPoint 2007: Basics and Beyond – Fri. and Sat. – pg. 22
• MS Office Foundation – Sat. – pg. 22
UAHuntsville, Wilson Hall, Room 103
• MS Project 2007 Fundamentals – Sat. – pg. 22
registration form to: • Mastering MS Project 2007 – Sat. – pg. 22
UAH Professional and Continuing Studies • MS Word 2007: Mastering Documents – Fri. and Sat. – pg. 22
Wilson Hall, Room 103
Huntsville, AL 35899-0650 • Outlook 2007: Increasing Your Productivity – Fri. and Sat. – pg. 22
MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover,
and company Purchase Orders All classroom courses are held on the UAHuntsville campus
unless otherwise noted. After registering, please refer
to your confirmation letter for the location.
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COST ACCOUNTING Deltek® Costpoint
Costpoint is a project accounting software package designed to uniquely
support government contractors with project-centric activities . It has
Federal Government Cost Accounting functionality built-in that is unique to the requirements of government
NEW! contractors such as support for WAWF-RA (Wide Area Work Flow) for the
Because of the complexity of government cost accounting rules and Department of Defense; support for all standard and required forms
standards, dealings with the federal government differ greatly from including 1034’s, 1035’s, and DD250’s; unlimited number of pools
standard commercial business practices . All professionals involved with that makes it easy to automatically allocate indirect costs; and built-in
government contracts need a basic understanding of the cost accounting formulas based on contract type (cost plus, time and materials, etc) .
principles that affect these contracts . Attend this course and you will UAHuntsville Professional and Continuing Studies offers the following
gain solid, clear guidance on accounting for, recovering, and monitoring training modules in cooperation with Deltek University .
costs at each step of contract performance, from bidding to closeout . Full course descriptions available on website.
Course content is presented from the perspectives of Federal Acquisition
Regulation (FAR), Cost Pricing Reference Guides (CPRG), and Defense Costpoint Accounts Payable
CLASSROOM: May 23 – 24 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111104A
Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) documents . The central importance of
Deltek University • 14 hours • $1100
Cost Allowability and the key Cost Accounting Standards is also covered .
Topics Include: Costpoint General Ledger and Month End
• Introduction to Government Cost Accounting CLASSROOM: May 25 – 26 • W, Th • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111105A
Deltek University • 14 hours • $1100
• Basic Accounting System Requirements
• Understanding Direct Labor, Direct Materials and Subcontracts, Direct
Travel and other ODCs, Indirect Cost Pools, and the Concept of “Cost Costpoint Pools with Workshop
Allowability” in FAR 31 .2 CLASSROOM: Jul 11 – 12 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111038A
• The wide reach of “Cost Allowability,” including guidance in FAR 31.205 Deltek University • 14 hours • $1100
• The “CAS 401/Cost Allowability” linkage in Cost Estimating, Reporting,
Recording, and Invoicing Costpoint Advanced Billing Concepts
• The role of other key Cost Accounting Standards, Contract Type in CLASSROOM: Jul 13 – 14 • W, Th • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111039A
Government Cost Accounting, the Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA), Deltek University • 14 hours • $1100
Public Law 87-653, Earned Value Analysis and other cost performance
measurement systems Costpoint Billing and the Unbilled Receivable Reconciliation
• Related Government Audits CLASSROOM: Jul 15 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111040A
Deltek University • 7 hours • $550
Each student will receive a copy of Darrell J . Oyer’s book, Pricing and
Cost Accounting: A Handbook for Government Contractors .
Costpoint User Fundamentals
CLASSROOM: Jul 25 – 26 • M, T • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2511065A
CLASSROOM: Aug 2 • T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111041A
ONLINE: On Demand • D2511054A
Deltek University • 7 hours • $550
Cleaver • 16 hours • $895
CLASSROOM: Sep 19 – 20 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112006A
Deltek University • 14 hours • $1100
Costpoint Revenue Recognition I
CLASSROOM: Sep 21 • W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112007A
Deltek University • 7 hours • $550
Costpoint Revenue Recognition II
CLASSROOM: Sep 22 • Th • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112008A
Deltek University • 7 hours • $550
Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30 3
COMMUNICATIONS EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Master Every Moment:
A Guide to Business Etiquette Business Communication
Invest in yourself as you plan your rise to the executive suite . Polished
interpersonal skills are essential for everyone in leaving a good Certificate awarded after completion of any of the following courses
impression . This practical seminar provides a guide to having the extra for a minimum of 40 hours:
edge that sets you apart . You learn social skills to represent yourself • Effective Communication: The Key to Success
and your organization with confidence even in the most sophisticated
situations . • Effective Presentation Skills
Can you answer these business etiquette questions with assurance? • Master Every Moment: A Guide to Business Etiquette
• Your boss, Ms. Alpha, enters the room when you’re meeting with an • PowerPoint 2007: Basics and Beyond
important client, Mr . Beta . You rise and say “Ms . Alpha, I’d like you to • Workplace Diversity: Shifting Perceptions
meet Mr . Beta, our client from San Diego .” Is this introduction correct? • Writing Basics for Professionals
• At a social function, you meet the CEO of an important corporation. • Protocol in Practice: Hosting International Visitors
After a brief chat, you give him your business card . Is this correct?
• You answer the phone for a peer who’s available, and ask “Who’s Regardless of your role at work, you need to be able to communicate
calling, please?” Are you correct? successfully to management, peers, and clients . Over 70 percent of
our workdays are spent communicating, so acquiring and maintaining
• You’ve received an invitation to a social event that is work related.
effective skills is very important. The Certificate in Business
Dress is business casual . You wear jeans . Are you correct?
Communication allows you to build a customized certificate program
Unsure? Then participate in this course and build your social confidence. that fits your professional goals, whether to improve your skills in
Enjoy an executive style luncheon learning how to read a table setting, interpersonal communication, business writing, presentations, or
make a toast, and avoid common and embarrassing mistakes . business-social skills .
• The correct way to shake hands and make introductions
• Use of voice mail, e-mail, and cell phone effectively
• How to host visitors in your office Effective Communication: The Key to Success
• Chairing a meeting Communication skills are vital to your professional success . It’s not just
• Taking a business associate to lunch the ability to handle the technical aspects of a job, nor the willingness
• “Working” a room at a social or business function to work hard that counts, but the ability to transmit information, ideas,
• How to travel and entertain on business and enthusiasm to others . It’s knowing how to listen, talk, and establish
• Dressing for workplace success rapport with people--how to guide and motivate them to perform desired
Course presented at The Westin, Bridge Street. A four course executive actions. When communication is effective you benefit by saving time,
lunch is included as part of your training experience. money, and experiencing more productive relationships . Learn and apply
CLASSROOM: Aug 4 • Th • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511069A concepts and techniques to improve your interpersonal communication
A. Harris • 8 hours • $475 skills with managers, employees, coworkers, and customers . A variety of
experiential activities provide hands-on skill building to help you become
a proficient communicator right away.
Effective Presentation Skills
When you present information, does your delivery style hold attention
• Understanding the importance of communication skills in business
and persuade your audience? Do you struggle in deciding what information
• Defining communication styles and barriers
to include or omit in presenting and how to organize your presentation?
• Communicating needs
Would others describe you as one who has “executive presence”? Do you
• Giving criticism, praise, and feedback
establish rapport immediately and are you able to link that rapport to the
• Listening skills
action you want your audiences to take or the information they need to
• Dealing with interpersonal anger
• Coaching and counseling
In this course, you will learn how to organize your presentations and • Improving meeting skills
perfect your delivery style . Time will also be spent learning methods to Not Available This Term • 18 hours
help overcome anxiety, choose dynamic presentation aids, and respond
professionally to your audience. Both the initial and refined presentations
will be provided on CD to you .
Effective Presentation Skills Will Help You:
• Plan your presentations, turning thoughts and ideas into compelling
• Learn and practice techniques to engage, motivate, persuade, teach,
and entertain your audience .
• Understand communicative practices, such as listening and language
use, to better understand messages from others in the workplace and
perfect your own communication skills .
• Gain public speaking confidence, cut prep time, reduce stress, and
perfect delivery .
CLASSROOM: Aug 8 – 10 • M – W • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • C2511071A
Gilchrist • 15 hours • $625
4 Register Now • www.PCS.uah.edu • 256.824.6010 • 800.448.4031
PowerPoint 2007: Basics and Beyond Writing Basics for Professionals
Today’s tech-savvy audiences are increasingly more sophisticated and As a professional, you often present yourself to employees, customers,
tougher to impress . In fact, creating and delivering well-structured, and colleagues through the written word . Your written documents project
high-tech PowerPoint presentations is not only vital to your message – who you are . This course provides practical advice and techniques for
it’s now expected. Obtain the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed writing to present a professional image. Learn how to write efficient
to create interesting, creative, and effective PowerPoint presentations memos and the do’s and don’ts of email. Build confidence in organizing
and impress your audience . In only two days, you will learn how to create information effectively, choosing the right language, and making style
a basic PowerPoint presentation including formatting text, adding and match content for all of your written projects . Practical exercises help
modifying graphical objects, and adding charts and tables . Then, move you analyze writing situations . On course completion, you will have the
beyond the basics and explore PowerPoint customizations including skills to choose the appropriate document and to write it clearly and
template creation, adding diagrams and special effects, publishing slides effectively .
to a slide library, and securing your presentations . Topics Include:
Topics Include: • Grammar refresher
• Navigating PowerPoint • Audience and context analysis
• Creating Presentations • Techniques for clarity, coherence, consistency, and readability
• Formatting Text • Tips for selecting and organizing the document’s content
• Customizing Slide Shows • Methods for editing and proofreading
• Working with Objects, Tables, and Charts CLASSROOM: Jul 12 – 21 • T, Th • 5:30 – 7:30 pm • C2511070A
• Applying Advanced Customization Options Gunn • 8 hours • $495
• Adding Diagrams and Special Effects
CLASSROOM: Jun 24 – 25 • F, S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111124A
CLASSROOM: Sep 16 – 23 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112001A
Protocol in Practice:
CLASSROOM: Dec 6 – 15 • T, Th • 5:00 – 8:30 pm • C2112005A Hosting International Visitors
Busby/L. Smith • 14 hours • $495
The global environment challenges us to present our leaders and
Workplace Diversity: Shifting Perceptions businesses according to protocol and to make international guests
Organizations that accommodate a diverse workforce and serve feel welcomed . In this one-day seminar, become more culturally aware
global markets are particularly in need of developing a climate of and learn the basics of international protocol . Beginning with pre-visit
understanding and inclusivity . An awareness and understanding research and preparation, learn how to orchestrate a proper welcoming
of perceptions relating to gender, generational, and multicultural ceremony, conduct proper introductions, organize a business meeting,
differences with co-workers, customers, and clients can lead to success and how to make your international guests feel respected . This course
in professional and personal relationships . Developed to improve will ensure that every detail of your event is covered, resulting in the
communication and expectations between individuals, teams, or an highest regard for you and your company in the international arena .
entire workforce, this workshop provides lecture, examples, and
Who Should Attend:
self-assessment tools to enhance the learning environment .
• Corporate Protocol Officers
By using these interactive techniques, this explorative and empowering • Protocol Office staff members
workshop is designed to raise awareness and equip participants to • Executives, Managers, and Directors
become more proficient in relationships in the workplace and more • Executive and Administrative Assistants
sensitive in social and professional interactions . • Anyone who interacts with international visitors
Topics Include: Topics Include:
• Identification of successful companies with effective • Pre-visit research and preparation
diversity initiatives • Titles and forms of address
• Cultural learning dynamics • Airport meetings and transportation
• Assessment of individual communication styles • Nonverbal communication
• Racial, cultural, and ethnic demographics in the workplace • Hotel accommodations
• Appropriate and inappropriate communication across cultures • Professional attire
• Making cultural and cognitive paradigm shifts • Business dining
Not Available This Term • D. Smith • 6 hours • Entertaining and Toasts
• Interpreters and translators
• Handshakes and introductions
• Appropriate/inappropriate conversation topics
• Menu planning and handling dietary restrictions
• Ceremonies and Master of Ceremonies duties
CLASSROOM: Jun 2 • Th • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm • C2511067A
A. Harris • 6 hours • $475
Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30 5
CONTRACT MANAGEMENT EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
and Contract Types Federal Contract
Topic I: Understanding the Government Procurement System gives
you knowledge of the Federal Government Procurement System with an Management Essentials
overview of how the U .S . Government acquires goods and services . The
life cycle of this acquisition process begins with congressional funding Certificate awarded after completion of:
appropriations and ends with contract closeouts . Learn the different bid- • Understanding Procurement and Contract Types
ding and contracting techniques in four parts of the Federal Acquisition
Regulation parts 12, 13, 14, and 15 . Gain a working knowledge of the • Legal Aspects and Clauses
Uniform Contract Format (UCF) and roles and responsibilities of major • Cost/Price Analysis and Contract Administration
government participants from a contractor’s perspective . Gain the knowledge base for success in the federal contracting arena .
Topic II: Contract Types and Structuring provides insight into FAR Part Federal Contract Management Essentials (FCME) introduces attendees
16 and Types of Contracts including fixed price, cost-reimbursement, to the realm of contract management while providing real-world
time, and materials. Learn the financial mechanisms of these major examples of the pitfalls encountered. You will find immediate value in the
contract types and contracting arrangements for task order contracts practice-based curriculum whether you are new to contract management
such as Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ). Understand the or already working in the field.
incentive mechanisms for use in government contracts . Gain insight into
contractual payment mechanisms such as Contract Line Item Numbers FCME Professional Designation
(CLIN), and liquidation and payment clauses that relate to each contract An optional Professional Designation Certificate is offered to participants
type . Explore risk allocations between the contracting parties, open and who desire further career qualifications.
limited liability provisions, and the various features related to unilateral Participants must:
government contract options . • Complete FCME curriculum
ONLINE: Jun 1 – 20 • D2511029A
• Pass a UAHuntsville administered Professional Designation exam
ONLINE: Sep 7 – 26 • D2512004A
Cleaver • 14 hours • $745 / $705* An optional review for classroom students and practice quizzes for
distance learning students are available for those who register for the
Legal Aspects and Clauses examination . Participants who do not pass the exam are allowed a
second attempt at the end of the next program cycle .
Topic I: Legal Aspects of Government Contracting increases your
understanding of the statutory environment that surrounds and impacts
the government contracting system, making it unique in the way that it
does business . This course presents basic legal concepts as they relate Save $300
to government contracts in such areas as Privity of Contract and arriving Register for the entire certificate program.
at a legal contractual agreement . Learn how government requirements
and regulations are giving way to more commercial practices . Reference session P2511004A and pay only $2295. See page 29 for details.
Topic II: Required and Optional Contract Clauses provides a deeper
understanding of how to use the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
and FAR Supplements . Learn about the inclusion of mandatory and
optional contract clauses into the Model Contracts included in the
Uniform Contract Format (UCF) used in the majority of FAR 14 and FAR
Federal Contract Management Essentials
15 Federal procurements . Gain insight into the critical role One Week
of the FAR 52 .301 Matrix in all aspects of matching contract clauses and A 40-hour, week-long comprehensive classroom format covering the same
solicitation provisions to both contract type and contract purposes . topic areas as the three separate courses .
ONLINE: Jul 13 – Aug 1 • D2511030A
CLASSROOM: May 16 – 20 • M – F • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2511027A • $1395/$1295*
ONLINE: Oct 5 – 24 • D2512005A
CLASSROOM: Oct 17 – 21 • M – F • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2512005A • $1595/$1545*
Cleaver/Riggs • 19 hours • $925 / $885*
Cleaver • 40 hours (Fee Includes Lunch)
Cost/Price Analysis Federal Contract Management Essentials
and Contract Administration Online Flex
Topic I: Cost and Price Analysis concentrates on Public Law 87-653, Online learning option covering all three courses in a flexible, extended
The Truth in Negotiations Act, and its implications in the FAR . Gain a learning window . Register as late as three weeks after the program begins .
working understanding of cost or pricing data requirements, certificates
of current cost or pricing data, and evaluating the proposer’s cost ONLINE: Jun 1 – Aug 29 • D2511032A
volumes . ONLINE: Sep 7 – Nov 21 • D2512003A
Cleaver • 52 hours • $2295
Topic II: Elements of Contract Administration covers the roles of the
buyer and seller in contract administration, the functions of the Defense
Contract Management Command (DCMC) and Defense Contract Audit
Agency (DCAA), and how to read and interpret contracts and resolve
any differences . Alternate dispute resolution, the role of the board of
contracts appeals and the federal courts, recent changes in contract
administration, and forms of equitable adjustment are reviewed, as well
as Engineering and Value Change Proposals, contract administration,
payment process review, and subcontract administration .
ONLINE: Aug 10 – 29 • D2511031A
ONLINE: Nov 2 – 21 • D2512006A
Cleaver/Samuelson • 19 hours • $925 / $885*
6 Register Now • www.PCS.uah.edu • 256.824.6010 • 800.448.4031
Procurement Issues and Contract Formation
Topic I: Current Procurement Issues explores ten current topics . EARN A
They range from the latest revisions in procurement methodologies to PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
performance based contracting issues . Each of these topic areas is
explained in terms of its context within the Federal procurement process . Federal Contract
For instance, Alternative Dispute Resolution is linked to the constructive
change process and the avoidance of use of the disputes clause Management Specialization
whenever possible .
Topic II: Contract Formation is primarily focused on responding to Certificate awarded after completion of:
Requests for Proposals (RFPs) under FAR Part 15, Contracting by • Procurement Issues and Contract Formation
Negotiation . Students will learn the basics of analyzing bid documents
and understanding the twin concepts of bidder responsiveness and • Cost Accounting Principles and Contract Negotiations
responsibility so that proposal efforts are properly oriented within the • Subcontract and Financial Management
contractual and costing arenas . They will be introduced to the key Advance your federal contract management skills . Federal Contract
aspects of contract formation that are normally addressed in baseline Management Specialization (FCMS) moves beyond the basic foundations
proposals . of contracting into more complex issues requiring more focused study
ONLINE: Jun 1 – 20 • D2511033A
and greater depth of understanding . It also provides an update on the
ONLINE: Sep 7 – 26 • D2512007A
Cleaver • 14 hours • $745 / $705*
newest issues in government contracting .
Prerequisite: Students must have completed the FCME curriculum or have
Cost Accounting Principles contract management experience equivalent to the FCME curriculum.
and Contract Negotiations FCMS Professional Designation
An optional Professional Designation Certificate is offered to participants
Topic I: Cost Accounting Standards and Principles provides insight who desire further career qualifications.
into government cost principles as they relate to the key concept of Cost
Allowability . Each type of direct cost element and indirect cost pools is Participants must:
examined . This understanding is then leveraged during the exploration • Achieve FCME Professional Designation
of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), which includes background • Complete FCMS curriculum
information, CAS applicability, linkage to Generally Accepted Accounting • Pass a UAHuntsville administered Professional Designation exam
Principles (GAAP), and definitions of the 19 current standards.
Topic II: Contract Negotiations is oriented toward multiple negotiation An optional review for classroom students and practice quizzes for
situations with the Federal Government, including Competitive Range distance learning students are available for those who register for the
Discussions, contract modifications, and sole source negotiations. examination . Participants who do not pass the exam are allowed a
Participants learn government rules related to negotiating as well second attempt at the end of the next program cycle .
as basic skills that lead to more positive results for both parties .
Overarching negotiation issues are explored and negotiation techniques
analyzed . Key government references, FAR 15 and Volume 5 of the
Contract Pricing Reference Guides, are discussed .
ONLINE: Jul 13 – Aug 1 • D2511034A
Register for the entire certificate program.
ONLINE: Oct 5 – 24 • D2512008A Reference session P2511005A and pay only $2115. See page 29 for details.
Cleaver • 14 hours • 745 / $705*
Subcontract and Financial Management
Topic I: Principles of Subcontract Management examines the
complexities inherent in a prime contractor seeking value-added
Federal Contract Management Specialization
work or deliverables from subcontractor sources . Understanding is One Week
gained concerning subcontractor selections, teaming agreements, A 40-hour, week-long comprehensive classroom format covering the same
subcontractor proposals, and purchase order formation and awards . topic areas as the three separate courses .
Prime contract flow downs are analyzed and subcontract management
CLASSROOM: Aug 8 – 12 • M – F • 8:00 am–5:00 pm • C2511064A
issues such as the DPAS System and Contractor Purchasing System
Cleaver • 40 hours • $1595 / $1545* (Fee Includes Lunch)
Reviews (CPSRs) are explored .
Topic II: Financial Management of Government Contracts orients
toward classic financial issues such as cash flow and liability situations. Federal Contract Management Specialization
It also provides focus on an effective approach to keeping contract Online Flex
cost performance and reporting within government norms . Key issues Online learning option covering all three courses in a flexible, extended
such as warranties and liquidated damages are explored from bidding learning window . Register as late as three weeks after the program begins .
and contract performance perspectives . Their wider implications are
also discussed . Payment is presented in terms of allowable costs, fees, ONLINE: Jun 1 – Aug 29 • D2511036A
ONLINE: Sep 7 – Nov 21 • D2512002A
completed work, and accepted deliverables . Gain insights concerning
Cleaver • 47 hours • $2115
withholds and modifications.
ONLINE: Aug 10 – 29 • D2511035A
ONLINE: Nov 2 – 21 • D2512009A
Cleaver • 19 hours • $925 / $885*
* NCMA Member Discount
Federal Contract Managment Essentials and Specialization programs
satisfy requirements for NCMA Continuing Professional Education .
Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30 7
EARNED VALUE MANAGEMENT EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Earned Value Management (EVM)
for Project Success Earned Value Management
Receive an introduction to EVM concepts and applications in the broader
context of successful program management . In addition to learning
the principles, terminology, metrics, and processes associated with
an EVM system, participants also gain an appreciation for how EVM Certificate awarded after completion of:
increases the probability of an effort’s success . Learn how to analyze • Earned Value Management for Project Success
cost, schedule, and technical performance utilizing EVM techniques .
• Mastering Earned Value Management
Participate in a hands-on case study that walks you through a project
management life cycle – planning, executing, controlling – and utilizes Learn how to measure your project’s performance using reliable
the techniques you’ve learned . Leave the program with EVM concepts calculations and data to drive decisions . Earned Value Management
you can apply to your own projects immediately . (EVM) provides an objective, effective, and consistent way of planning,
Topics Include: executing, and controlling project performance . Regardless of the type
• Objectives and benefits of EVM of project or industry, EVM allows you to plan and monitor your projects
• Cost control for project success using timely data produced by the control systems rather than more
• Work definition and organization subjective sources . Many government agencies and contractors providing
• Reporting requirements project-oriented services are now required to use EVM in the fulfillment
• Data analysis of their contracts . This program is designed to introduce you to EVM
• Integrated baseline reviews concepts and practices and to improve your current Earned Value
• Measuring performance Management knowledge and skills .
• EVM resources
ONLINE: On Demand • D2511018A
Samuelson • 12 hours • $795
Mastering Earned Value Management
Coming This Fall:
A growing demand for Earned Value Management (EVM) expertise EARN A
is evident in the number of project-oriented organizations requiring PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
performance measurement practices . This comprehensively-designed
course combines lecture and hands-on practical exercises to provide
participants who already practice EVM with an understanding of how
to prepare key EVM elements, including Work Breakdown Structure
Dictionary, Integrated Master Plan, Integrated Master Schedule, and
Technical Performance Measurement Criteria . Participants will use key Certificate awarded after completion of:
principles of historical and predictive analysis to develop and then track
• Project Management Foundation
performance within the specified Cost Performance Index (CPI) and
Schedule Performance Index (SPI) limits within an integrated Earned • Project Scope, Cost, and Schedule Management
Value Management System (EVMS) plan . • Project Quality and Risk Management
Topics Include: • Project Procurement and Contracting Management
• Contract Work Breakdown Structure
Good project management ensures that projects run smoothly and
• Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
clients’ expectations are met .
• Understanding and Applying Critical Path Methodology Build a solid foundation of project management knowledge and
• Estimate at Completion (EAC) Generation and Validation ensure your projects are set up for success from the start . The
• Reporting Program Performance Using EVMS Best Practices comprehensive Project Management Certificate Program provides you
Prerequisite: Earned Value Management for Project Success or equivalent with a solid foundation in the art and science of successful project
experience. management . Aligned with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)
CLASSROOM: Apr 25 – 29 • M – F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511043A framework, each course is responsive to the Project Management Book
Samuelson • 35 hours • $1195 (Fee Includes Lunch) of Knowledge (PMBOK) and is specifically designed to focus on the
practical application of project management concepts, particularly in a
government/contractor environment . You will immediately acquire the
knowledge and tools needed to get your projects completed successfully .
Visit website for course descriptions – www.PCS.uah.edu
On Demand Online Learning
Register for an On Demand course at ANY time . Participants
have one month to complete the course, or two months for
courses over 30 hours .
See page 26 for a complete list of On Demand courses .
8 Register Now • www.PCS.uah.edu • 256.824.6010 • 800.448.4031
PROJECT MANAGEMENT EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Project Management Essentials
Learn the basic concepts of fundamental project management
processes, requirements definition, schedules, risk management, and
change control . Gain an understanding of how project management Online
processes are used during project phases to develop more effective plans .
PMBOK® Knowledge Areas: Integration, Cost, Time, Scope, Risk, and Human Certificate awarded after completion of:
ONLINE: On Demand • D2511017A
• Project Management Essentials
Elswick • 21 hours • $1095 • Project Risk Management
• Project Cost and Schedule Management
Project Risk Management • Project Contracting and Negotiation Skills
Project risk management is an integral component of effective project Learn the skills needed to effectively manage a project or a large
planning . Learn to identify, analyze, prioritize, and mitigate project risks . complex program and gain tangible evidence of project management
Practice risk management techniques raised in a sophisticated case professional proficiency. UAHuntsville Professional Development offers
study . Use exercises, case studies, and discussion to gain practical this Project Management Certificate in online learning format in
knowledge that can be applied immediately . cooperation with PM College . The courses in the program are designed
PMBOK® Knowledge Areas: Integration, Cost, Time, Scope, and Risk to be responsive to the Project Management Book of Knowledge
ONLINE: Jul 13 – Aug 12 • D2511044A (PMBOK®) and are taught by PM College instructors .
ONLINE: Oct 12 – Nov 10 • D2512016A
Athayde/Lombard • 21 hours • $1095
Project Cost and Schedule Management Project Contracting and Negotiation Skills
Key elements of a project plan – Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), cost Project managers must be fully aware of how customers’ contracts
estimates/budgets, schedules, and resource assignment tools – are influence their project plans. Focus on sound contract management
means to controlling project scope, time, and cost . Through complex principles for project managers to establish a high level of awareness for
case studies, hands-on exercises, and problem analyses, learn valuable contract negotiations, legalities, administration, and closeout .
project management techniques . PMBOK® Knowledge Areas: Procurement and Risk
PMBOK® Knowledge Areas: Integration, Cost, Time, Scope, Risk, and Human ONLINE: Apr 27 – May 27 • D2511045A
Resources ONLINE: Aug 17 – Sep 15 • D2512001A
ONLINE: Jun 1 – Jul 1 • D2511047A ONLINE: Nov 16 – Dec 15 • D2512017A
ONLINE: Aug 24 – Sep 22 • D2512015A Athayde • 21 hours • $1095
Lombard • 21 hours • $1095
Program and Project Management PMP® Certification Bootcamp
Engage in two days of study with Michael D. Griffin, UAHuntsville Eminent PMP® Certification Bootcamp is an intensive training program that will
Scholar and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and help you prepare to pass the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®)
gain from his experience in managing challenging, high profile programs. PMP® exam and provide you with the 40 required contact hours of Project
Leave with a new understanding of program management, and a road Management Education .
map for future success . PMP® Benefits
The Program Manager has the responsibility within an organization for One of the most valued credentials in project management, the Project
accomplishing a task subject to various constraints, including technology Management Professional (PMP®) credential, assures employers you are
limitations; performance and schedule requirements; total cost; cash committed to project management . Earning and maintaining this credential
flow; the preferences of customers, supervisors and subordinates; and demonstrates a solid foundation of experience in managing projects .
political concerns from local to international . Balancing these constraints Who Should Attend:
is the art and science of program management . More succinctly, the Experienced project managers who plan to take the PMP® exam –
Program Manager’s dilemma can be captured on a bumper sticker: participants should be aware of exam eligibility criteria established by
“Good, fast, cheap - pick any two .” the PMI® . Visit www.pmi.org for additional information .
You will learn about the criticality of the Program Manager’s role in Course Includes:
organizational success and delve into the human relations which • Three month subscription to VELOCITEACH’s online exam simulator, InSite
frequently shape whether or not a project will be successful . Federally • Key information from all 12 chapters in the PMBOK® Guide
funded programs provide illustrations of program management • PMI specific terms and definitions
challenges and underscore the importance of good management • Knowledge pre-assessment
practice. You will benefit from the instructor’s extensive insight, learning • Strategies for approaching exam questions
concepts which are transferrable to your own range of activity . • Additional project management knowledge not covered in the PMBOK
Topics Include: Guide, but expected to be covered on the exam
• Introduction • Project life cycle • In-class exercises to reinforce learning
• Project definition and planning • Scheduling • Summary of important formulas and definitions
• Costing • Contingency management • Instructor-led exam question review at the end of each chapter to
• Monitoring the project • Organizational issues build confidence in approaching the exam questions
• Directing the project • The human element • Tips and tricks for memorizing information needed for the exam
• Coping with problems • Textbooks:
CLASSROOM: Oct 11 – 12 • T, W • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2512004A - A Guide to The Project Management Body of Knowledge, 4th ed .
ONLINE: On Demand • D2511053A - The PMP® Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try by Andy Crowe, PMP
Griffin • 16 hours • $1295 CLASSROOM: Jun 6 – 10 • M – F • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2511052A
ONLINE: On Demand • D2511019A
Stettner • 40 hours • $1295
Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30 9
PROPOSAL MANAGEMENT EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Federal Proposal Management
Through practical exercises, learn the fundamentals that will move your
organization’s business development activities forward and position your
Federal Proposal Management
company to increase proposal life cycle efficiency and contract awards.
Certificate awarded after completion of:
Full course description available on website.
• Federal Proposal Management
Module 1: Ethics in the Acquisition Phase of Federal Procurement
In proposing for work, a company must balance widely diverse positions Winning proposals are engineered to win from the start . Learn from the
and opinions while ensuring the company’s internal controls do not experts how to develop client-centered proposals and establish your
breakdown - especially in the face of enthusiasm for new work . You company as a responsible bidder . The proposal preparation process is
will examine how this fits into proposal management by studying the explored using effective, efficient, disciplined, and time-tested strategies.
central issues of business capture within the context of the ethical Become skilled at how to establish a winning proposal team for
underpinnings of the Federal Acquisition System . managing a successful proposal effort .
Module 2: Capture Management CHOOSE YOUR FORMAT:
Potential bidders on complex or sizeable contracts have to determine Classroom
their level of activity prior to the release of bid packages by Government A week-long comprehensive classroom format covering each module,
buying agencies . Such decisions are driven by the level of pre-solicitation allows you to complete the program in a condensed timeframe .
activity by the agency in question, as well as the degree of targeting On Demand Online Learning
intended by the potential bidding organization . Register for the program at any time . Participants have two months
Module 3: Kicking Off the Proposal Effort to complete the program .
Your team now faces the crucial test of establishing a good and timely
kickoff to the proposal effort . During this early phase, you will make a
final bid/no bid decision after final bid document analysis, and before
you submit candidate bid document questions, if any, to the Government .
Module 4: Ensuring Proposal Responsiveness
The proposal team faces the challenge of meeting responsiveness
requirements . The team may take several approaches including Active Alumni Discount
storyboards and various interim proposal reviews . The proposal writing,
costing, data gathering, and tangible deliverable efforts begin in earnest . Active UAHuntsville Alumni receive discounted prices on select
Module 5: Meeting the Responsibility Requirement Professional and Continuing Studies courses each term .
The proposal team shifts its focus to proving that it is a responsible Contact Rachel Osby at 256 .824 .2586 for information about
bidder . It strives to obtain the highest possible evaluation scores and UAHuntsville Alumni Association membership .
ensure that it has given the Government strong indications of their ability
to perform this particular contract . The team obtains management
approval of the final proposal version, and the proposed technical, PMP® Certification Bootcamp $1195 page 9
schedule, and cost baselines, prior to a timely proposal submittal . CLASSROOM: Jun 6 – 10 • M – F • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2511052A
CLASSROOM: Jul 18 – 22 • M – F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511066A ONLINE: On Demand • D2511019A
ONLINE: On Demand • D2511016A
Cleaver • 35 hours • $1295 / $1195* (Fee Includes Lunch)
Excel 2007 Professional Certificate $700 page 23
Introduction to Excel 2007, Intermediate Excel 2007, and Advanced Excel 2007
*NCMA Member Discount CLASSROOM: P2111001A
Essentials of Personal Training $300
Learn theoretical knowledge and practical skills in preparation for a national certification
exam in personal training . For complete details, visit www.uah.edu/HPE .
CLASSROOM: May 31 – Jul 26 • T • 5:30 – 8:00 pm • C325001611A
Structured Functional Analysis in Systems Design $795 page 19
CLASSROOM: Jul 25 – 26 • M – T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311036A
Cyber Security Professional $995 page 24
CLASSROOM: Jul 12 – Aug 11 • T, Th • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2111116A
Private Pilot Ground School $495 page 14
CLASSROOM: May 31 – Jul 26 • T • 5:30 – 8:45 pm • C323001611A
A positive introduction to walking, jogging, and running as a means to enhance fitness,
promote weight control, and provide a lifetime fitness activity. For complete details, visit
CLASSROOM: Jun 1 – Aug 1 • M, W • 5:30 – 6:30 pm • C311001611A
Please call the registration
office at 256.824.6010 to
register for classes with
the alumni discount.
www.uah.edu/alumni • 256.824.2586
INTERIOR DESIGN EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
3D Home Design
Interior design professionals no longer depend on just
pen and paper to illustrate their ideas . This course
familiarizes you with 3D software and will give you a
hands-on opportunity to utilize technology to convey The Interior Design Certificate Program is Certificate awarded after completion of:
your ideas . You will learn to build computer-generated intended to augment creative talents to 1. Complete the nine required courses
models, place furniture, and view and develop interior make space more functional and • Interior Design I, II, and III
spaces . Working examples and class lab time will help beautiful for personal use and planning • History of Period Styles
familiarize you with the power of computers in the development . Through comprehensive • Architectural Drawing
design field. training, the program can qualify persons • 3D Home Design
for a variety of entry-level career • Residential Architecture
Prerequisite: Ability to use Microsoft Windows is required.
opportunities . • Commercial Architecture
CLASSROOM: Jun 20 – 30 • M, W, Th • 6 – 8:20 pm • C2511014A
Green • 14 hours • $365 Interior Design career opportunities • Communication/Marketing Skills
include: for Interior Designers
Optional Course: 1 . Assistant to building professionals such 2. Successfully complete all course
as interior designers, contractors, projects
Exterior Environments architects, etc ., in the implementation 3. Pass a review board oral examination
Well designed environments should extend beyond the of Interior Designs . offered during the summer term
interior walls of the building . This class introduces the
2 . A sales representative or employee for The Interior Design program does require
student to historical precedents, design concepts, and
wallpaper, paint, carpet, lighting, additional fees for textbooks, supplies, and
principles common to exterior environments . Topics
furniture and fabric stores, office review board participation.
include an overview of urban design and landscape
furnishings and space planning
architecture, architecture/site connections, creating Please Note: This program does not
suppliers, architectural offices, etc.
design patterns in the landscape, site furnishings, prepare individuals to present themselves
details, and plant selection . as Registered Interior Designers, a title
CLASSROOM: Aug 8 – 22 • M • 6 – 8:00 pm • C2511015A See our upcoming Fall 2011 catalog awarded only by the Alabama State Board
Bird • 6 hours • $155 for a complete description of of Interior Design. It is not preparatory for
the NCIDQ exam.
Interior Design Certificate Program
courses, or visit www.PCS.uah.edu. Coordinated by LaMerle Mikell,
Registered Interior Designer
MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP
Human Resource Management Essentials
Whether you are new to human resources or need to strengthen your employee management
skills this course is for you . Knowledge of the essentials in human resources can provide
important on-the-job effectiveness, protect your business from litigation, and help advance
your career . Covering real workplace issues, this course will arm you with practical skills
you can immediately apply to your own situation . You will cover real-life HR issues, including
employment law, selecting qualified employees, compensation, the employee performance
process, and much more . You will also learn key information to keep you on track with
compliance issues .
Who Should Attend: Entry-level HR professionals, small business owners responsible for the
HR function in their companies, and people looking into HR as a career-change possibility .
• Resource Management
• Employment Law
• Recruitment and Selection
• Compensation and Benefits
• Employee Development
• Performance Management
CLASSROOM: Aug 9 – 23 • T, Th • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2511068A
Burton • 15 hours • $595
Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30 11
MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Engineering Management Foundation
By introducing engineering and technology management concepts,
you gain an overview of strategies, organization culture and structure,
motivational theories, and elements of internal and external environments .
Delve into defining the organization’s vision, understanding its mission, Certificate awarded after completion of:
and communicating them . Explore models for strategic planning for • Engineering Management Foundation
organizational direction . Learn how to encourage workers, and as a • Economic Analysis and Finance
leader, model the way . • Quality Management
ONLINE: Jun 1 – 20 • D2311033A
ONLINE: Sep 21 – Oct 10 • D2312008A • Strategies for Leading Technical Professionals
Lord • 12 hours • $895 • Strategic Decision Processes
The most qualified engineering and business professionals today have
Economic Analysis and Finance earned engineering or technology and management credentials . This
Cost and economic decision making are introduced allowing for innovative certificate is designed for professionals with an engineering or
comprehension of financial reports. Learn about the time value of technology background who aspire to add management skills to their list
money, figures of merit, cost-benefit analysis, and productivity measures. of credentials . This program prepares you to manage, lead, and excel
Discuss economic decision-making techniques including equivalent in today’s complex technology and engineering environments . Successful
annual cost, rate of return, present worth, and cost-benefit methods. completion of the program equips you with the knowledge to make strategic
Gain an introduction to financial accounting for those without any formal technology and business decisions, lead and manage professionals, and
coursework in accounting . Learn to read, comprehend, and interpret rise in management with validated management preparation .
financial statements with an emphasis on interpretation rather than Presented by a cadre of engineering management professionals. Benefit
preparation . Examine the economic and regulatory environments from their years of experience, applying methods and processes they present .
affecting financial reporting.
ONLINE: Aug 17 – Sep 6 • D2312002A
Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree in engineering, science, mathematics,
ONLINE: Nov 30 – Dec 19 • D2312009A computer science, a closely allied field, or equivalent experience.
Fortune • 12 hours • $895
Quality Management Save $500
Concepts and tools including lean enterprise management, Six Sigma, Register for the entire certificate program.
quality assurance, and statistical quality control are presented . Explore
lean organization concepts in more depth . Learn to recognize each type Reference session P2311002A and pay only $3975. See page 29 for details.
of “muda” or waste and methodologies to eliminate waste and minimize
effort on enabling activities .
ONLINE: Sep 21 – Oct 10 • D2312003A Strategic Decision Processes
ONLINE: Jan 11 – 30, 2012 • D2312010A Explore the alignment between the engineering project manager’s
Rahman • 12 hours • $895 technical decision processes and the company’s organizational strategy .
Discuss both normative and descriptive approaches to strategic thinking .
Strategies for Leading Technical Professionals Learn structuring of strategic decision-making processes using rational,
descriptive, political, and uncertainty models . Investigate linkages between
NOW ALSO OFFERED IN THE CLASSROOM! strategy, organizational structure, and value chain with technical decision
Explore proven, practical, and innovative strategies for maximizing the making . Learn about using performance measurement systems to
contribution of technical professionals, particularly as they contribute as assess the effectiveness of strategic decision processes .
part of a technical product team . Learn about alternative organizational ONLINE: May 25 – Jun 13 • D2311028A
structures and the complexities of transferring technology between and ONLINE: Oct 19 – Nov 7 • D2312004A
within organizations . Discover the challenges of managing a project team ONLINE: Feb 15 – Mar 5, 2012 • D2312011A
over the system life cycle . Gain an understanding of effective motivators Componation • 12 hours • $895
and how to manage and lead creative individuals .
• Performance planning
• Supporting innovation
• Technology transfer within organizations
• Characteristics of a project
• Motivation in a project setting
• Maximizing technical productivity
• Aligning organizational and team goals
(formerly Leading and Motivating Technical Professionals.)
ONLINE: Jul 13 – Aug 1 • D2311041A
CLASSROOM: Aug 15 – 16 • M, T • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm • C2311038A
ONLINE: Oct 19 – Nov 7 • D2312012A
Fortune • 12 hours • $895
12 Register Now • www.PCS.uah.edu • 256.824.6010 • 800.448.4031
MISSILES AND SUBSYSTEMS Advanced Solid Rocket Propulsion
The renewed interest in solid propulsion for the CEV and CLV has
resulted in a joint NASA/UAHuntsville/Industry initiative to bring the best
Introduction to Ballistic Missile Defense Systems in the business to The University of Alabama in Huntsville to educate the
This introductory course to Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS) next generation of solid rocket motor engineers . Take advantage of this
gives insight to the doctrine, history, and current Missile Defense opportunity to engage in an extensive review of solid rocket propulsion .
Organizations and gives the participant an appreciation as to why the Fee includes text “Rocket Propulsion Elements, Seventh Edition.”
United States continues to lead in the missile defense development Topics Include:
arena . Study the several BMDS systems with an overview of the Theater • Solid Rocket Motor Overview
High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), Ground-based Midcourse Defense • Nozzle Design
(GMD), Aegis, and Patriot weapon systems . Develop an introductory • Solid Rocket Motor Design
systems-level knowledge of how those systems integrate with sensor • Igniter Design
systems such as Cobra Dane, AN/TPY-2, and Sea-Based X-Band (SBX) • Ballistic Modeling and Burn Rate
radar and learn the fundamentals of radar operations . Through practical • Motor Manufacturing
exercises, gain an understanding of the Ballistic Missile Defense • Propellant Fundamentals
Systems weapon, sensor, and communication system integration to • Motor Case Design
defeat a threatening Tactical Ballistic Missile . • Combustion and Two-Phase-Flow
Topics Include: • Propellant Grain Design
• BMD History • Thermal Protection and Insulation
• BMDS Systems • Motor Failure
• Tactical Ballistic Missile Threat • Motor Demo and Performance
• BMDS Sensors • Solid Rocket Motor Project
• Organization of AMD • System Engineering and Trades
• AMD Communications The program is also offered for graduate credit (MAE 695) through the
• Joint and Army Air & Missile Defense (AMD) Doctrine Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering on a regular
ONLINE: Jun 8 – 27 • D2311038A academic calendar . Contact MAE at 256 .824 .6154 for information .
ONLINE: Oct 5 – 24 • D2312005A
Includes Presentations by Dan Meyer, Sam Schlueter, Carol Campbell,
Semmens • 21 hours • $1095
Jim Kliegel, McKay Anderson, Roger Wright, Doug Brinton, Joe Koo, Russ
Ellis, Rob Black, Paul Willoughby, Ed Casillas, and Al McDonald .
Missile System Fundamentals ONLINE: On Demand • D2311017A
Participants must hold and provide proof of U.S. citizenship. Acceptable proof Frederick • 40 hours • $1295
requires one of the following: U.S. passport, Birth certificate with picture ID,
Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization from USCIS. (No Exceptions). Tactical Missile Design and Integration
More than ever before, precision, lethality, and versatility are indispensable Build a foundation in missile system design and the missile’s role in
instruments of modern warfare . This course equips students with a defense . Learn about the technology advancements in recent missile
foundational vocabulary and working knowledge of missile systems, design that have provided longer range standoff, higher speed, higher
technologies, issues, and problem-solving resources . Short quizzes reliability, and precision accuracy . Develop the ability to understand
and an exercise are used to illustrate key concepts of requirements maintenance and sustainability demands by understanding missile design
development, operations, and risk assessment . The course is designed parameters . Learn missile design aspects beginning with discipline
for people in MDA, AMC, RDECOM, SMDC, RTC, project management elements of aerodynamics, propulsion, guidance, control, structures,
offices, and the contractor community who seek an introduction to or and more . Address synthesizing the discipline elements into a missile
broadening of practical working knowledge . design process and its evaluation, development, and system integration .
Topics Include: Study prediction methods for missile evaluation measures of merit such
• History, operational environments, and applications as flight performance, lethality, miss distance, survivability, reliability,
• Integration of key supporting disciplines and cost . Explore system integration issues such as environment, launch
• Missile systems’ components, functions, and settings platform type and constraints, and targeting . Gain an appreciation for
• Technical, operational, and cost evaluation the broad range of considerations in the missile system development
• The language of missile systems process . Leave the course with ability to understand tactical missile
• Tradeoffs between technology “reach,” cost, and performance design from a systems perspective .
• System performance assessment balance using combinations of Topics Include:
analysis, simulation, and test • Missile system engineering design, performance, and development
• The capabilities and limitations of missile technology • Operational examples include defense, precision strike, battlefield,
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311018A and anti-aircraft missiles
Pitruzzello • 35 hours • $1195 • System sizing for rocket, ramjet, and turbojet-powered missiles
• Key drivers in the system design process
• Aerodynamic, propulsion, weight, flight performance considerations
• Measures of merit
• Launch platform integration
On Demand Online Learning • Development process
Register for an On Demand course at ANY time . Participants ONLINE: On Demand • D2311031A
have one month to complete the course, or two months for Fleeman • 24 hours • $1295
courses over 30 hours .
Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30 13
AEROSPACE AND FLIGHT SYSTEMS Rotorcraft Systems Fundamentals
Introduction to Flight Test Engineering Rotorcraft, also known as helicopters, have become a vital part of
Gain an introduction to the discipline of flight test engineering. Establish military and commercial aviation . They are used by the military for many
your knowledge of fundamental categories of flight testing: experimental, functions including missile warfare, search and rescue, minesweeping,
development, production, certification, and operational. Explore the troop movement, supply transport and more . Advantages of rotorcraft
evolving role of the flight test engineer (FTE) in flight test activity emphasizing over fixed-wing aircraft are that lift and control are relatively independent
research, development, and test and evaluation of present day aircraft . of forward speed. Other advantages include their ability to hover, fly forward,
Build a foundational understanding of civil aircraft certification requirements backward, or sideways; and they don’t require a runway for takeoff or
and relevant military specifications. Learn FTE responsibilities and landing . Learn the history and fundamental aerodynamics of rotorcraft
relationships with test pilots; aerodynamic, flight control, performance, systems in this course .
propulsion, and systems engineers; and management . Learn fundamental Topics Include:
principles of flight test planning, ground testing, the role of simulation, • Applicable rotorcraft history
and resource and program management . • History of military/Army usability developments
Class Exercises: • Army rotorcraft in use
• Flight testing from planning and management perspectives • Mission requirements and types of rotorcraft
• Civil and military certification requirements and specifications • Aerodynamics of flight
• Flight test safety issues examining risk analysis, envelope expansion, • Rotary and fixed wing differences
the FAA’s flight test safety database and mishap history in flight testing • Rotorcraft sub-systems
• Management perspectives and effective responses • Design requirements and considerations
• Test pilot concerns and appropriate relationship management • Performance requirements
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311042A • Operational environments
Hewett • 14 hours • $995 • Systems Engineering and trade space
• Support abilities ~ Reliability, maintainability, sustainability
Intermediate Flight Test Principles
CLASSROOM: Sep 19 – 21 • M – W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312007A
Kimberlin • 21 hours • $995
Develop understanding of detailed flight testing from an engineering
discipline perspective: instrumentation, performance, stability and
control, flight control, propulsion, structures, and systems. Review the
Private Pilot Ground School
principles of flight and aero- and flight-dynamic considerations important NEW!
to the FTE in conducting testing activity and how aircraft characteristics Whether you are aspiring to an aviation career, or just want to learn the
influence test design, planning, and conduct activity. Develop keener requirements to become a pilot, you will gain a better appreciation and
awareness of how test design influences safety and acquiring usable understanding of aviation and piloting airplanes . Prepare to successfully
data from production and flight test instrumentation. Understand in complete the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Private Pilot - Airplane
detail the differences in discipline testing for military specification and Knowledge Test . Passing this test is one of the prerequisites for
civil certification requirements. Receive an overview of the process obtaining a Private Pilot’s license from the FAA . This course is designed
and regulations of FAA certification. Learn processes of converting in accordance with Part 141 – Pilot Schools Training Requirements of
requirements and specifications into flight test activity focusing on data the Federal Aviation Regulations . Cover the twelve federally mandated
acquisition and reporting . aeronautical knowledge areas required for private pilot certification.
Topics Include: FAA-approved and aviation-industry endorsed curriculum training
• Learn first flight and envelope expansion methods techniques and materials are used . The comprehensive Student Kit is
• Creating a first flight test plan authored by Gleim Aviation, the industry standard in pilot training, and
• Constructing instrumentation requirements for specific maneuvers supplemented by in-flight photography and multimedia to reinforce the
• Writing test cards basic knowledge requirements and examples presented . The Student Kit
• Planning flight tests and creating test points to meet specific is available for $150 at the UAHuntsville or Off-Campus Bookstore.
requirements from FAA FAR Part 25 using FAA Advisory Circular 25-7A CLASSROOM: May 31 – Jul 26 • T • 5:30 – 8:45 pm • C323001611A
as a guide Lindstrom • 48 hours • $595
• Reviewing mishaps in flight tests and their implications
Prerequisite: Engineering background and Introduction to Flight Test
Engineering or equivalent experience.
CLASSROOM: Apr 25 – 27 • M – W • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2311033A
Hewett • 24 hours • $1295
14 Register Now • www.PCS.uah.edu • 256.824.6010 • 800.448.4031
TEST AND EVALUATION EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Test and Evaluation Foundation
Gain an understanding of how T&E, acquisition, and requirements
personnel integrate efforts . Become familiar with elements of test
Test and Evaluation
programs, test sites that provide the best data to support your test
requirement, and gain the confidence to proceed with assurance. Certificate awarded after completion of:
Topics Include: Core Courses:
• Test and evaluation overview • Foundational concepts • Test and Evaluation Foundation
• Practical guidelines and resources • Integration of efforts • Requirements Development
• Test facilities and organizations • Lessons learned • Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting
• Test and evaluation master plan • Test Design, Planning, and Conduct
• Critical operational issues and criteria Elective Courses (choose one):
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311013A
• Systems Validation and Verification
Isbell • 14 hours • $895
• Modeling and Simulation for T&E
Requirements Development Designed to present processes applicable to any test and evaluation activity,
this program provides participants the reality of test application to the
Go beyond the typical textbook process by applying experience-based
product life cycle . Subject experts offer their experience to lead you through
instruction . Participants will engage in interactive exercises providing the
the test and evaluation (T&E) process from a first requirements dialogue
opportunity to develop requirements . Upon completion, participants will
between systems and T&E personnel to a requirements-responsive data
have experienced an entire requirements development process .
report . Learn the roles and responsibilities/functions of T&E applied across
Topics Include: the life cycle using a multidisciplinary approach . Gain from lessons learned
• Develop/analyze system requirements to utilize proactive and practical approaches to provide optimum T&E results .
• Allocation of system requirements Develop insights into the T&E practice, its economics and complexity, and
• Requirements verification from a systems and test perspective learn to identify T&E methods and tools that are appropriate to each stage of
Also serves as a core course for the Systems Engineering Certificate Program. the system life cycle . Gain knowledge of how the appropriate application of
CLASSROOM: Oct 17 – 18 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312002A T&E can identify component/system failures and influence design modifications.
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311008A Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree in engineering, project management,
Atchley • 14 hours • $895
science, computer science or related field, or equivalent experience.
Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting
Focus on instrumentation and measurements of real-time physical Save $500
stimuli and responses during test procedures, and on validating, Register for the entire certificate program.
analyzing, interpreting, reporting, and archiving the results . Become
familiar with tools and methods used to acquire/analyze data, and to Reference session P2311001A and pay only $4275. See page 29 for details.
provide an understanding of their benefits and limitations.
• Transducer selection and use System Validation and Verification
• Transmission of data via telemetry Ensure that you have a complete approach to the Validation and Verification
• Measurement system calibration (V&V) of your product . The process of System V&V seeks to assure the
• Data translation and archival developer of a new system that the system works as designed, and that the
• Signal conditioning equipment and methods design fulfills its intended function. Required documentation to accomplish
• Data recording equipment and methods V&V functions is described . Hands-on cases help to plan, develop metrics,
• Quick-look and post-test data validation and execute V&V activities in your organization throughout the life cycle .
• Pre-test and post-test data analysis Topics Include:
• Data analysis tools and methods • Team/management structures • Test and evaluation integration
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311014A • Development of V&V metrics • Specification development
K. Bell/Porter • 14 hours • $895 • Systems engineering V&V planning
• Requirements analysis and allocation V&V
Test Design, Planning, and Conduct • Cohesive and successful drawing processes
Develop an understanding of test design and experiments that provide Also serves as a core course for the Systems Engineering Certificate Program.
optimum results for available resources . Learn to facilitate progress CLASSROOM: May 16 – 17 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311019A • $875
reporting and plan flexibility to allow adaptation as the test effort or program CLASSROOM: Jan 9 – 10, 2012 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312005A • $895
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311010A • $895
proceeds. Join in group exercises demonstrating efficient/effective
Gunther • 14 hours
application of testing tools/methods .
• The scientific method and test design Modeling and Simulation for T&E
• Requirements flow down Discover the use of modeling and simulation as a complement to physical
• Systems engineering and testing testing in support of systems evaluation . Forms of use of simulation in
• Data analysis and reporting support of test planning, test execution, and systems analysis will be
• Needs, requirements, and objectives described, characterized, and illustrated with real-world examples .
• Developing good test objectives Topics Include:
• Models and simulations in test applications • Definitions and relationships • Product systems engineering
• Instrumentation in test design and conduct • Evaluation requirements • Test data
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311015A • Investment in simulation and testing
Mullins • 21 hours • $1195 • Simulation and test coordination
• Simulation for pre-test, test execution, and post-test analysis
CLASSROOM: Jun 13 – 14 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311014A • $875
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311003A • $895
Morris • 14 hours
Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30 15
RADAR APPLICATIONS EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Fundamental Concepts in Radar Systems
The basic principles and concepts of modern radar systems, radar
measurements, radar signatures, and radar functions are introduced
Foundations in Radar Concepts
in a comprehensive and self-contained manner by illustrating what
happens during “one day in the life of a pulse .” Basic concepts explored Certificate awarded after completion of:
will lead to a simple, intuitive derivation of the Radar Equation . These • Fundamental Concepts in Radar Systems
are followed by the basic concepts of radar signal processing, target • Modeling and Simulation of Radar Systems
detection, radar measurements, and radar signatures . The processing • Radar Signal Processing Techniques
and utilization of these measurements and signatures are used to
introduce the concepts of radar search, track, and discrimination . Missile Gain a solid foundation in the basics of radar from development of
and Air Defense radar missions illustrate concepts . the range equation, through modeling and simulation approaches, to
Topics Include: the intricacies of modern signal processing . Courses are formulated
• Radar range equation and sensitivity to convey the basics of radar, minimizing complex mathematical
• Antenna gain calculations explanations that are applicable to participants who do not wish to
• Target Radar Cross Section (RCS) concentrate their efforts on math-intensive approaches .
• Noise cancellation This program is designed to provide individuals and groups from
• Transmit and receive losses government and industry with the capability to assess and understand
• Waveform design future developments in this field.
• Air defense radar fundamentals Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree in engineering, science, mathematics,
• MTI radar fundamentals computer science, a closely allied field, or equivalent experience.
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311029A
Poggio • 20 hours • $1195
Modeling and Simulation of Radar Systems Register for the entire certificate program.
This course provides MATLAB and Excel implementations of many
equations and concepts explored in the introductory course . The Reference session P2311005A and pay only $3285. See page 29 for details.
programs that participants will develop and use provide a strong
foundation for further radar modeling and simulation . Examples include
simulations that demonstrate the operation of monopulse trackers and Radar Signal Processing Techniques
various types of target tracking algorithms . Explore modern radar signal processing techniques from the pulse
Topics Include: compression and Doppler filtering subsystem through target detection,
• Radar range equation tracking, and classification/discrimination. Discuss techniques for mitigating
• Detection probability calculation the effects of clutter and electronic countermeasures on target detection .
• Clutter model generation routines Analytical techniques will be developed to provide strategies for guiding
• Ambiguity function generation the design of radar hardware and software to achieve system objectives .
Prerequisite: Fundamental Concepts in Radar Systems or equivalent
Examples include ground-based air defense, bistatic, and airborne/
experience. space-borne synthetic aperture radar .
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311030A Topics Include:
Mahafza/Harrison • 20 hours • $1195 • Radar signal processing • Waveform processing
• Radar detection theory • Multiple target tracking
• Air defense and bistatic examples
On Demand Online Learning • Target classification and discrimination
Prerequisite: Modeling and Simulation of Radar Systems or equivalent experience.
Register for an On Demand course at ANY time . Participants
ONLINE: Aug 10 – 29 • D2311032A
have one month to complete the course, or two months for ONLINE: Nov 2 – 21 • D2312001A
courses over 30 hours . Lawrence • 20 hours • $1195
Supply Chain Management Foundation Supply Chain Relationship Management
Gain an overview of integrated supply chains with an emphasis on Supply chains encompass end-to-end business processes, which include
business process integration for optimal supply chain performance . The both suppliers and customers . Learn an essential for success – managing
SCOR model will be introduced for process modeling and diagnostics . relationships with key business partners .
The course also serves as Executive Development for senior managers Topics Include:
and executives. • Maintaining viability
Topics Include: • Inter-relationships
• Defining supply chain, enterprise, logistics, service, product life cycle • Performance work statement
• Distinguishing SC from logistics • Order fulfillment
• Supply chain network structure • Applying metrics
• Identifying supply chain elements • Customer management
• Introducing SC tools/methods • Quality
• Structural dimensions of the SC network • Supplier management
• Integrated GSCF Supply Chain Business Processes • Identifying who we are today – customer/supplier
• Considering global vs. local SC impact • Risk assessment, mitigation, variability, incentives
CLASSROOM: May 17 – 18 • T, W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511055A CLASSROOM: Jun 21 – 22 • T, W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511056A
ONLINE: On Demand • D2511037A ONLINE: Jul 13 – Aug 1 • D2511052A
G. Harris/Jimerson • 14 hours • $895 Deaton/Gardner • 14 hours • $895
16 Register Now • www.PCS.uah.edu • 256.824.6010 • 800.448.4031
SUPPLY CHAIN EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Supply chain performance is dependent upon an organization’s ability
to synchronize its production rate with customer demand . Learn the
Integrated Supply Chain
basic tools for forecasting and understanding demand patterns, along Management
with Lean Six Sigma techniques for optimizing production capacity and
inventory levels .
Certificate awarded after completion of:
• Demands • Supply Chain Management Foundation
• Nuisance Items • Supply Chain Relationship Management
• Demand by product characteristic • Demand Management
• Inventory management • Research and Product Development
• Optimizing SC flows
• Capacity planning activity • Operations Systems Management
• Quality, Lean Six Sigma • Supply Chain Strategy Development
• Metrics/Analysis Supply chains are a network of multiple defense, aerospace, and/
• Safety stock and models to produce or commercial organizations in working relationships . Supply chain
• Forecasting and forecasting types management offers a method of managing businesses and supply chain
• Using forecasts and customer data to reduce uncertainty member relationships to achieve total business process excellence .
• Coordinate marketing requirements and production plans Learn key elements and best practices of effective supply chain
• Balancing availability and reliability requirements with capabilities management .
CLASSROOM: Jul 26 – 27 • T, W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511057A
ONLINE: Aug 17 – Sep 5 • D2512010A Developed with guidance from academia, industry, and government
Componation • 14 hours • $895 senior managers, the program provides foundational best practice
concepts for implementation of successful supply chain processes
in the aerospace and defense sectors . Examples of application and
Research and Product Development special challenges to aerospace and defense supply chains are provided
Discover the importance of product development process integration in throughout . Supply chain business processes, metrics, risk assessment
reducing time and cost to market . As product life cycles shorten, the right and mitigation, and the impact of information systems and tools are
products must be developed and successfully launched in ever shorter interwoven into each course . Content addresses how the Supply Chain
timeframes . Successful product development takes into account form, Operations Reference (SCOR) model is applied, but is not limited to
fit, function, and process. that method . Practical exercises include how to develop supply chain
Topics Include: strategies enabling the network to match demand with supply even in
• Identifying customer needs the face of uncertainty .
• Deciding “make vs. buy”
• Selecting materials, parts, and processes
• Designing with “..ilities” considered
• Providing repair/support of unserviceables
• Designing for product enhancements and support Register for the entire certificate program.
• Determining efficient production/manufacturing flow Reference session P2511001A and pay only $4920. See page 29 for details.
• Establishing relevant product and process standards/specifications
• Developing production technology in manufacturing flow to
manufacture and integrate into the best supply chain flow for the
Supply Chain Strategy Development
Understanding how the enterprise chooses to compete is the first step
CLASSROOM: Aug 23 – 24 • T, W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2512001A
ONLINE: On Demand • D2511040A
for supply chain managers and executives in developing a strategy .
Gunther • 14 hours • $895 Grasp the steps to a supply chain operation strategy that “sees”
itself as a customer-facing entity serving the competitive goals of the
enterprise . Through hands-on supply chain strategy simulation, build an
Operations Systems Management understanding that SC strategy is more than a linear derivative of the
Effective supply chain management meets customer needs in terms business strategy .
of cost and scheduling . Explore how to reach the objective of developing Topics Include:
a seamless process from supplier to organization and ultimately to its • Assessing the extended supply chain
various customer segments . • Developing an implementation plan
Topics Include: • Development considerations
• Cellular/Modular manufacturing • Performance management
• Process selection • Iterating the cost – benefit evaluation process
• Support documentation • Avoiding potential pitfalls
• Obsolescence management • Understanding the enterprise and business strategy
• Metrics • Developing SC strategy for product demand characteristics
• Line balancing • Understanding differences in responsive and efficient SC strategies
• Production layout • Hybrid SC strategies/tailoring to product characteristics
• Manufacturing technology • Keeping partner communication open
• Making vs. buying CLASSROOM: May 11 – 12 • W, Th • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511006A • $825
• Best practices ONLINE: On Demand • D2511042A • $895
• Manufacturing equipment selection CLASSROOM: Oct 25 – 26 • T, W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2512003A • $895
• Reverse logistics – DoD/repairability G. Harris • 14 hours
• Configuration management and control/quality systems
ONLINE: On Demand • D2511041A
CLASSROOM: Sep 20 – 21 • T, W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2512002A
Loyd • 14 hours • $895
Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30 17
SYSTEMS ENGINEERING EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Systems Engineering Overview
Gain a clear understanding of the fundamental concepts of systems
engineering from the perspective of a systems engineer or project
manager . Divided into four sections, this course begins with the basic
concepts and concludes with a discussion of current trends in systems Certificate awarded after completion of:
engineering and systems engineering management . • Systems Engineering Overview
Topics Include: • Requirements Development
• Systems engineering concepts and processes • Trade Studies and Decision Making
• The overall project management process
• Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation
• Traditional systems engineering techniques
• Problem-solving processes • System Validation and Verification
• Analysis and control tools • Risk Assessment and Management
• Current trends in systems engineering
Refine your ability to design, develop, and manage complex systems.
CLASSROOM: Sep 12 – 13 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312001A
This certificate program provides an understanding of the process and
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311007A
Parker • 14 hours • $895 application of systems engineering methods . According to studies of
complex programs, the cost impact of errors can be reduced by as much
as 500% by proper application of forethought . Systems engineering
Requirements Development addresses the system’s life cycle from initial concept development to
Go beyond the typical textbook process by applying experience-based system retirement .
instruction . Participants will engage in interactive exercises providing the Rather than separate well-defined functions, systems today interact
opportunity to develop requirements . Upon completion, participants will in complex ways to perform operational needs . Systems engineering
have experienced an entire requirements development process . disciplines and concepts provide ways to manage this complexity .
• Develop/analyze system requirements Developed with an Advisory Committee composed of senior practitioners
• Allocation of system requirements at the U .S . Army Aviation and Missile Command, the Space and Missile
• Requirements verification from a systems and test perspective Defense Command, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, academia, and
private industry, the program offers participants the opportunity to learn
Also serves as a core course for the Test and Evaluation Certificate Program.
from the most respected industry experts .
CLASSROOM: Oct 17 – 18 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312002A
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311008A Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree in engineering, science, mathematics,
Atchley • 14 hours • $895 computer science, a closely allied field, or equivalent experience.
With the cooperation of the UAH ISEEM Department, the program also helps
Trade Studies and Decision Making students fulfill requirements for the Systems Engineering Concentration in
the MSE. Students who successfully complete the Certificate Program may
Master the formal decision-making methodology within the systems
apply for the certificate to be accepted as a substitute for one graduate
engineering process used to identify and evaluate alternatives . Trade elective course.
Studies are used to balance performance, schedule, cost, and risk
variables . Simple and complex trade study methodologies are presented
along with examples of problems often encountered with trade studies in
the field. Examples of simulations and graphical presentation techniques Save $450
are presented to support the trade study process . Register for the entire certificate program.
Topics Include: Reference session P2311003A and pay only $4920. See page 29 for details.
• Single and multi-variable trades
• Trade study objectives
• Evaluating alternatives
• Sensitivity analysis System Validation and Verification
• Models, attributes, and weights Ensure that you have a complete approach to the Validation and
CLASSROOM: Nov 14 – 15 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312003A Verification (V&V) of your product. The process of System V&V seeks
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311009A to assure the developer of a new system that the system works as
Gunther • 14 hours • $895 designed, and that the design fulfills its intended function. Required
documentation to accomplish V&V functions is described . Hands-on
Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation cases help to plan, develop metrics, and execute V&V activities in your
organization throughout the life cycle .
Develop an understanding of the objectives of systems analysis and
its foundational role in systems engineering . Complementing System Topics Include:
Validation and Verification, this course provides broad coverage of • Team/management structures
the analytical methods that, with tests, provide the basis for systems • Test and evaluation integration
validation and verification processes and procedures. It will help you • Development of V&V metrics
develop your skill base for the development of systems models, the • Specification development
integration of component models into a systems model, and • Systems engineering V&V planning
model-based and hardware-in-the-loop simulation . • Requirements analysis and allocation V&V
• Cohesive and successful drawing processes
• Systems analysis methods Also serves as a core course for the Test and Evaluation Certificate Program.
• Temporal utility of models CLASSROOM: May 16 – 17 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311019A • $875
CLASSROOM: Jan 9 – 10, 2012 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312005A • $895
• Tools for developing systems models ONLINE: On Demand • D2311010A • $895
• Model fidelity Gunther • 14 hours
Also serves as a core course for the Modeling and Simulation Certificate Program.
CLASSROOM: Jun 13 – 14 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311020A • $875
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311012A • $895
CLASSROOM: Dec 12 – 13 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312004A • $895
Little • 14 hours
18 Register Now • www.PCS.uah.edu • 256.824.6010 • 800.448.4031
Risk Assessment and Management Structured Functional Analysis
Learn how to recognize and characterize risky situations. Assess in Systems Design
their potential adverse consequences, reduce selected adverse
consequences before-the-fact and provide for the rest after-the-fact, NEW!
monitor and control risk performance, and ensure success even in the In order to optimize an engineering design, functional analysis and
face of uncertainties. Learn methodologies to assess the risks with each allocation needs to be performed. This highly interactive course will show
life cycle phase and how to mitigate them. how the functional decomposition methodology will enhance systems
Topics Include: design for an optimal and repeatable thought process. Participants
• Risk management concepts will receive hands-on application of functional analysis and allocation
• Schedule, budget, and technical risk within the systems engineering process through integrated case study
• Technology assessment collaboration. Learn the importance of influencing the design early in
CLASSROOM: Feb 13 – 14, 2012 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312006A a project by efficiently and effectively applying functional thinking –
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311011A functional analysis, allocation and decomposition. The case studies
Kohl • 14 hours • $895 will utilize tools to trace customer requirements to functions then to
the design, providing the system design checks and balances. Design
considerations will be addressed throughout the life cycle by assessing
the “ilities,” technologies, trades, risks, etc., to achieve this optimal design.
Systems and Project Integration Topics Include:
NEW! • Technical Processes:
Understanding the integration of project management and systems - Functional Analysis and Allocation inputs and outputs within the
engineering through the product development life cycle is critical to systems engineering process
successful product delivery. In a comprehensive week-long program, - Case Study Tools: Requirements Management, Functional Flow
learn to use programmatic and technical data to support projects. Learn Block Diagrams, Requirements Allocation Sheets, Timeline
team formation best practices in organizing and managing product Analysis Sheets, Concept Description Sheets, and Physical Architecture
development teams. Explore decision making techniques and critical - Requirements hierarchy and traceability: tying Customer Needs
thinking skills to facilitate technical decision-making. Learn about using to Functions to Physical elements
multiple programmatic data sources to better support project management • Technical Management Processes:
decisions. Use both technical and programmatic data to link project - “ilities” Design Influence: Technology Readiness/Maturity,
decisions with an overall organizational strategy. You will analyze and Trade Studies, Risk Assessment, Integration, Verification and
work through multiple case studies both individually and as part of a class Validation, and Life Cycle Balancing/Affordability
team to further enhance your understanding of the integration process. CLASSROOM: Jul 25 – 26 • M – T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311036A
Gunther • 14 hours • $895
• Team Building for Integrated Projects
• Systems Review/Integration into Project
• Classic Project Management Skill Sets and Integration with SE On Demand Online Learning
• Problem Solving using SE, PM, Leadership Tools/Mapping Register for an On Demand course at ANY time. Participants
• Current Research/Work and Best Practices have one month to complete the course, or two months for
CLASSROOM: Jun 20 – 24 • M – F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311037A
courses over 30 hours.
Componation/Fortune • 35 hours • $1995
See page 26 for a complete list of On Demand courses.
Program and Project Management
Engage in two days of study with Michael D. Griffin, UAHuntsville Eminent Topics Include:
Scholar and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and • Introduction
gain from his experience in managing challenging, high profile programs. • Project life cycle
Leave with a new understanding of program management, and a road • Project definition and planning
map for future success. • Scheduling
The Program Manager has the responsibility within an organization for • Costing
accomplishing a task subject to various constraints, including technology • Contingency management
limitations; performance and schedule requirements; total cost; cash • Monitoring the project
flow; the preferences of customers, supervisors, and subordinates; and • Organizational issues
political concerns from local to international. Balancing these constraints • Directing the project
is the art and science of program management. More succinctly, the • The human element
Program Manager’s dilemma can be captured on a bumper sticker: • Coping with problems
“Good, fast, cheap - pick any two.”
You will learn about the criticality of the Program
Manager’s role in organizational success and
delve into the human relations which frequently
shape whether or not a project will be successful.
Federally funded programs provide illustrations of
program management challenges and underscore
the importance of good management practice. You
will benefit from the instructor’s extensive insight,
learning concepts which are transferrable to your
own range of activity.
CLASSROOM: Oct 11 – 12 • T, W • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2512004A
ONLINE: On Demand • D2511053A
Griffin • 16 hours • $1295
Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30 19
MODELING AND SIMULATION EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Fundamentals of Modeling and Simulation
Welcome to the world of modeling and simulation! M&S is being used
worldwide by the military, industry, and academia as a technological
Modeling and Simulation
enabler to enhance analysis, acquisition, and training . This course
introduces M&S concepts, explains how simulations work, explores Certificate awarded after completion of:
how M&S is used, and forecasts where M&S technology is heading . • Fundamentals of Modeling and Simulation
Includes hands-on experiences with simulations and developing simple • Developing Simulations
simulations . • Simulation Verification, Validation, and Accreditation
• Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation
• Simulation applications and purposes
• Fidelity Learn the benefits of using models and their simulation to improve
• Common simulation tools engineering processes and provide practical means for system of
• M&S concepts systems integration planning, improve live test planning, and represent
• Introduction to modeling system attributes not easily examined in real-time . Modeling and
• Simulation credibility Simulation (M&S) is used in a wide range of DoD and aerospace
• M&S technology trends applications such as mission, combat, logistics, and human factors
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311039A planning . In each application area, M&S is used across the life cycle
Gross • 14 hours • $895 including concept development, design, production, testing, deployment,
and operations . Program advisors from government, academia, and
Developing Simulations industry guided our M&S program’s development . Build a foundation
in M&S to improve decision making, product design, risks/safety, and
Explore the challenges of real world simulation development . Understand program efficiencies.
how to plan M&S for large-scale projects . Learn to plan and execute a
simulation project including conceptual modeling, simulation design, You Will Investigate:
and simulation . Explore modeling approaches including stochastic and • Real world modeling and simulation applications
physics-based modeling, and artificial intelligence. Delve into simulation • Tools appropriate to your situation
techniques, design features, and simulation engines and languages . • Effective, credible, affordable simulations
Includes hands-on experiences with simulations and developing simple How You Will Benefit:
models and simulations . • Learn from real world M&S experts
Topics Include: • Network with peers
• M&S projects • Use lessons learned for immediate on the job impact
• M&S processes & standards • Establish your M&S credentials
• Conceptual modeling • Increase efficiencies and reduce project timelines
• Modeling techniques Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree in engineering, science, mathematics,
• Simulation techniques & design computer science, a closely allied field, or equivalent experience.
ONLINE: On Demand • D2311040A
Gross • 14 hours • $895
Simulation Verification, Validation, Save $400
Register for the entire certificate program.
Reference session P2311004A and pay only $3180. See page 29 for details.
Understand the issues of simulation acceptability and credibility, and
how various validation disciplines are employed to produce actionable
simulation findings. Approaches to validation, data gathering, configuration
management, typical VV&A, current tools, policies, and processes are Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation
presented . Discover the real-world challenges of building credible simulations Develop an understanding of the objectives of systems analysis and
and federations, how to address them, and how to overcome them . its foundational role in systems engineering . Complementing System
Topics Include: Validation and Verification, this course provides broad coverage of
• DoD, HLS, and NASA VV&A approaches the analytical methods that, with tests, provide the basis for systems
• V&V techniques validation and verification processes and procedures. It will help you
• Operational and technical requirements develop your skill base for the development of systems models, the
• Developmental testing integration of component models into a systems model, and model-
• System design model comparisons based and hardware-in-the-loop simulation .
• Operational testing and user acceptance
• Post-deployment simulation issues
• Systems analysis methods
ONLINE: Aug 17 – Sep 6 • D2312006A
Petty • 14 hours • $895 • Temporal utility of models
• Tools for developing systems models
• Model fidelity
Also serves as a core course for the Systems Engineering Certificate Program.
CLASSROOM: Jun 13 – 14 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311020A
On Demand Online Learning CLASSROOM: Dec 13 – 14 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312004A
Register for an On Demand course at ANY time . Participants ONLINE: On Demand • D2311012A
Little • 14 hours • $895
have one month to complete the course, or two months for
courses over 30 hours .
See page 26 for a complete list of On Demand courses .
20 Register Now • www.PCS.uah.edu • 256.824.6010 • 800.448.4031
DIGITAL DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver
Web Applications Using Oracle APEX Learn how to use Dreamweaver CS5 to create, modify, and enhance web
sites . In this hands-on course, learn best practices in web site planning
NEW! and development . Learn how to create web pages from templates, create
Oracle Application Express (APEX) is a web application development tool new, eye-catching designs with CSS, and publish a site .
for the Oracle database . Using only a web browser and limited programming Topics Include:
experience, learn to develop and deploy database-centric, professional • Dreamweaver interface
applications . Start with a basic introduction to the Oracle APEX software; • Customizing the interface
end with successfully developing live, deployable applications . • HTML and CSS basics
Topics Include: • Working with templates
• APEX overview • Publishing to the web
• Developing applications CLASSROOM: Jul 11 – 20 • M, W • 5:00 –8:30 pm • C2111125A
• Modifying existing applications Busby • 14 hours • $575
• Deploying applications
• Navigating APEX’s menu structure
• Best practices Introduction to Adobe Flex
• Defining and tuning application attributes NEW!
• Debugging and troubleshooting applications Gain an introduction to the primary features of Flex 4 for building fully
• Extending applications by defining additional application pages functional, well-architected Rich Internet Applications (RIA) . Flex is a
Prerequisite: Working knowledge of PCs; Oracle database experience a plus highly productive, free open source framework for building and maintaining
but not required. expressive web applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers,
CLASSROOM: Jun 14 – 30 • T, Th • 5:00 – 8:20 pm • C2111130A desktops, and operating systems . Flex allows experienced developers to
T. Bell • 20 hours • $825 build and create intuitive, interactive, visual applications for the web and
Adobe Photoshop Essentials Topics Include:
Give your presentation that polished look with photographs and graphics, • About RIAs and Flex
using the tool that professionals use . Pictures help give any report, • Flex Builder Interface
presentation, or website a professional edge, and Adobe Photoshop • Flex Controls and Events
CS5 is the industry standard for working with digital images . Learn to • Using Dynamic XML Data
create and edit your own digital graphics and photographs . Explore the • Flex Classes
Photoshop interface and tools for selecting and optimizing images . This Prerequisite: Experience with object-oriented programming concepts, such as
typography, and photographic restoration and retouching . CLASSROOM: Aug 8 – 17 • M, W • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2111126A
Busby • 12 hours • $525
This course is intended for a diverse audience including, but not limited
to, computer-savvy professionals who want to create and enhance
graphics for marketing materials, newsletters, blogs, and websites; Introduction to XML
photographers who want to work with and prepare photos for print or The eXtensible Markup Language (XML) seems to be used almost
web; students interested in graphic design or those with novice design everywhere in software development today from simple configuration
skills; and professionals who want to learn Photoshop CS5 . files to Web services and even XML-based database engines. You will
Topics Include: learn the XML syntax to create well-formed and valid XML documents
• Selecting the best tool for the job as well as XML document type definitions (DTD). You will learn how to
• Resolving color and resolution issues transform XML into readable output using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
• Working with layers for added control and XSL . This course will provide the foundation for working with XML in
• Eliminating dust, scratches, and distracting objects application solutions . Topics include understanding the structure of XML
• Navigating and configuring the interface documents, XML standards and formats, and the tools used to process
• Optimizing images XML data . Hands-on exercises will be used to enhance your learning
• Drawing vector geometric shapes experience .
• Retouching and repairing Topics Include:
Prerequisite: Some experience with Microsoft Windows is recommended. • XML history and background
CLASSROOM: Oct 28 – 29 • F, S • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm • C2112004A • Inside XML documents
Black • 14 hours • $575 • Well-formed XML documents
• Validating XML documents
• Extending XML with XML schemas
• Tools available for working with XML data
Prerequisite: Fundamental experience with PCs and programming concepts.
CLASSROOM: May 10 – 26 • T, Th • 5:00 –8:20 pm • C2111109A
Busby • 20 hours • $825
Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30 21
OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY EARN A
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
MS Office Foundation
Attend four classes and become effective using the 2007 Microsoft
Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in a business environment .
Desktop Applications Specialist
After learning the basics of each program, spend a final class exploring
the power of integrating software capabilities and learning how Outlook NEW CERTIFICATE!
makes organization of calendars, contacts, and email easy . Full course Certificate awarded after completion of:
description available on website.
Module 1: MS Word
Learn how to create basic documents, edit existing documents, and add • MS Word 2007: Mastering Documents
tables and graphics to these documents for a business environment . • Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007
Module 2: MS Excel • Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007
Study how to create and enhance basic spreadsheets, work with • PowerPoint 2007: Basics and Beyond
templates, use built-in functions, understand ranges, use macros, and
print spreadsheets . Elective Courses (choose two):
Module 3: MS PowerPoint • Advanced Microsoft Excel 2007
Learn how to create a presentation using a theme plate, inserting slides, • Access 2007: Database Solutions
choosing from slide layouts and backgrounds, and modifying slides .
• MS Project 2007 Fundamentals
Practice applying design themes and adding transitions and sounds to a
presentation . • Outlook 2007: Increasing Your Productivity
Module 4: MS Outlook and Suite Integration • Or Approved Elective
Gain knowledge of the basic concepts of Outlook 2007 and the integration Developed to validate your skills in using the Microsoft Office suite of
of Office 2007 components including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. business software, each course covers the key concepts and skills in
CLASSROOM: Sept 10 – Oct 1 • S • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm • C2112014A each application . You should be familiar with using personal computers
Dumas • 28 hours • $625 and comfortable with the Windows environment prior to taking each
course, including knowledge of opening and closing programs, navigating
MS Word 2007: Mastering Documents to stored information, and managing files and folders.
In only two days, learn to create, revise, and save documents, as well as
the concepts required to create, edit, and format business documents .
Learn to navigate the toolbar to quickly accomplish your projects, including MS Project 2007 Fundamentals
reviewing and tracking changes, insertions, links, page layout, references, Effectively manage your projects with Microsoft Project 2007 . Designed to
merging, and document views . simplify even complex programs, MS Project provides ease of use for
CLASSROOM: Jul 15 – 22 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111117A straightforward linear tasks and allows you to control your project
CLASSROOM: Oct 14 – 15 • F, S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112013A environment as never before . This course is tailored to project managers
Dumas/L. Smith • 14 hours • $495 and planners using MS Project 2007 to develop plans, assign resources to
tasks, track progress, manage budgets, and analyze workloads .
PowerPoint 2007: Basics and Beyond Topics Include:
Learn how to create basic PowerPoint presentations and gain hands-on • Understanding project management terminology as recommended by the
experience in formatting text, adding and modifying graphical objects, Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 2004 ed .
and adding charts and tables . Move beyond the basics and explore • How MS Project 2007 utilizes entered data
customizations including template creation, adding diagrams and • Creating a valid and dynamic model of the project:
special effects, publishing slides to a slide library, and securing your - Setup of MS Project 2007 to facilitate efficiency and ease of use
presentations . - Entering tasks, estimates, dependencies, constraints, resources,
CLASSROOM: Jun 24 – 25 • F, S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111124A and assignments
CLASSROOM: Sep 16 – 23 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112001A • Updating the schedule to forecast the project finish date and track
CLASSROOM: Dec 6 – 15 • T, Th • 5 – 8:30pm • C2112005A variances as they occur
Busby/L. Smith • 14 hours • $495 • Creating reports and printing schedules
Prerequisite: Knowledge of a Windows operating system and familiarity with
Outlook 2007: Increasing Your Productivity MS Office applications.
CLASSROOM: Sep 10 – 24 • S • 9:00 am–4:00 pm • C2112015A
NEW! Busby • 18 hours • $695
Staying on task each day is essential to success . Stop ‘living in your inbox’
and learn to prioritize tasks, messages, and appointments to achieve
your work goals . Get hands-on, instructor-led experience in managing
Mastering MS Project 2007
your contacts, scheduling meetings, sending emails, and composing and Maximize your ability to manage tasks and projects using the power of
organizing messages and managing your calendar . Take your current MS Project . Learn to leverage advanced capabilities to identify project
Outlook knowledge to the next level by incorporating customization options, risks, report earned value, and customize reports for stakeholder
journal entries, folder sharing, and working with public folders . needs . This course is designed for project managers and planners with
experience using Microsoft Project .
• Exploring the Outlook Interface
• Exchanging project plan data with other applications
• Sending and receiving messages
• Filtering, grouping, and sorting project data
• Composing, organizing, and customizing messages
• Analyzing a project plan
• Managing contacts
• Managing project costs
• Scheduling appointments and meetings
• Reporting project data
• Managing tasks and notes
• Reusing project plan information
• Customization, journal entries, public folders
CLASSROOM: Jun 24 – 25 • F, S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111127A
Prerequisite: MS Project 2007 Fundamentals or six months experience
CLASSROOM: Oct 14 – 15 • F, S • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm • C2112017A using Microsoft Project.
Black • 14 hours • $495 CLASSROOM: Oct 29 – Nov 5 • S • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm • C2112016A
Busby • 12 hours • $595
22 Register Now • www.PCS.uah.edu • 256.824.6010 • 800.448.4031
EARN A DATA MANAGEMENT
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Mastering SQL Developer
Excel 2007 NEW!
Oracle SQL Developer is a graphical development tool that enhances
database development productivity and simplifies database development
NEW! tasks . Gain the basic, fundamental knowledge of using the Oracle SQL
Certificate awarded after completion of: Developer tool to interact with an Oracle database and to develop database
• Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 utilities and program units . Cover the basics for browsing database objects,
generating and executing SQL scripts, and executing SQL statements .
• Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007 Learn how to generate, modify, and troubleshoot PL/SQL code as well
• Advanced Microsoft Excel 2007 as use the debugger to debug PL/SQL statements . Acquire knowledge in
Differentiate yourself from others in today’s competitive job market . how to view data residing in the database, manipulate the data, export
Research indicates that professionals are more confident and productive the data from the database, and create reports of the data .
after completing training in Microsoft Office programs. The Microsoft Topics Include:
Excel 2007 Certificate Program is for those whose responsibilities include • Overview of SQL Developer graphical tool
the use of Excel to organize and analyze data . Whether your interest lies • Navigating the SQL Developer menus
in learning only the fundamentals or your goal is to become an expert, • Connecting to the database
there is a course for you . • Viewing the database data records
• Using the debugger
Take only one course or the entire certificate program.
• Generating and executing PL/SQL
Fee includes textbook.
• Using the report Interface
• Generating and executing SQL statements
Only $750 Prerequisites: Fundamental knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL and working
knowledge of PCs.
when you register for the entire certificate program. CLASSROOM: Aug 16 – 25 • T, Th • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2111129A
T. Bell • 12 hours • $595
Reference session P2111001A. See page 29 for details.
Access 2007: Database Solutions
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 In this hands-on course, learn the power of a relational database and the
In this hands-on course learn how to navigate Excel 2007 to create, edit, many ways it can streamline information management in business . Learn
format, and manage worksheets . Manipulate data, customize the quick how to create and manipulate tables; use queries to enter and retrieve
access toolbar, and position cell content . data; create forms to simplify data entry; present organized information
CLASSROOM: Jun 3 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111118A with reports; automate complex tasks using macros and modules; use
CLASSROOM: Aug 6 • S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111122A
external data sources; and use the right tools for the job at hand .
CLASSROOM: Oct 21 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112009A
Black/L. Smith • 7 hours • $245 CLASSROOM: May 6 – 20 • F • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2111093A
CLASSROOM: Jul 26 – Aug 18 • T, Th • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2111121A
CLASSROOM: Sep 13 – Oct 6 • T, Th • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2112012A
Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007 Black • 24 hours • $725
In this hands-on course, master the more advanced features of Excel,
including charting, PivotTables, filtering, advanced formulas, data analysis,
template creation, and graphic insertion . OPERATING SYSTEMS
Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 or equivalent experience
CLASSROOM: Jun 10 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111119A
CLASSROOM: Aug 13 • S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111123A
Windows 7: Configuration and Administration
CLASSROOM: Oct 28 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112010A NEW!
Black/L. Smith • 7 hours • $265
Whether you are a novice or an experienced Network Administrator, Desktop
Support Technician, or other IT professional, this hands-on course will
Advanced Microsoft Excel 2007 provide you with the required knowledge and skills to install, configure,
In this hands-on course, effectively use the advanced features of Excel, and administer Microsoft Windows 7 . You will gain the ability to create
including conditional formatting, collaboration, troubleshooting errors, and deploy images; configure hardware, software, networking, and backup;
‘what-if’ analysis, importing and exporting data, merging workbooks, and and restore system information . The knowledge you acquire may also be
creating and editing macros . used to prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-680 TS: Windows 7, Configuring.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 and Intermediate Topics Include:
Microsoft Excel 2007 or equivalent experience. • Understanding the various versions of Windows 7
CLASSROOM: Jun 17 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111120A • Performing a clean install of Windows 7
CLASSROOM: Aug 20 • S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112002A • Creating an image for deployment
CLASSROOM: Nov 4 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112011A • Configuring hardware devices
Black/L. Smith • 7 hours • $295 • Configuring software for compatibility
• Configuring the network including shared resources
• Configuring DirectAccess for the network
• Monitoring and configuring system performance
• Performing backups and configuring system restores
Prerequisite: Experience with previous versions of Windows operating
Customized Training systems and some knowledge of Windows Server operating systems and
Active Directory concepts.
Choose a current course, or develop a new program, to deliver CLASSROOM: Jun 6 – 29 • M, W • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2111115A
on your selected day, time, location, and learning format . McGee • 24 hours • $895
See page 33 for more information .
Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30 23
INFORMATION SECURITY ENGINEERING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES
Cyber Security Professional Introduction to Pro/ENGINEER
NEW! Gain a foundation for all learning in the Pro/E environment . This
course provides a thorough introduction to the three principles of Solid
Take your Cyber Security knowledge and career to the next level . Designed Modeling, Parametric Design, and Associativity in hands-on project-based
for IT Professionals with at least three years on-the-job Information labs . Participants construct real-world parts and assemblies, with the
Technology experience with an emphasis on security, this hands-on instructor acting as an expert consultant in class .
training allows you to apply advanced information security techniques .
With an emphasis on advanced information security, you will learn and • Introduction to Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire
apply key concepts in network, operating systems, and software security, • Direct Modeling
as well as cryptography . • Extrusions
Topics Include: • Datums and layers
• Network Design and Implementation • Revolved features
• Network Security • Feature operations
• Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) • Part and assembly drawings
• Applied Encryption • Assemblies
• Advanced Business Continuity Planning • Customizing the user interface
• Virtualization Security Prerequisite: Technical and drawing knowledge and computer usage proficiency.
• Mobile Device Security CLASSROOM: Jul 11 – Aug 10 • M, W • 5:00 – 8:30 pm • C2111128A
Tools Learned: NMAP, Metasploit, Wireshark, Ping/telnet/dig/traceroute/ Bilbrey • 35 hours • $1195
Prerequisite: Three years of Information Technology experience with an
emphasis on security.
CLASSROOM: Jul 12 – Aug 11 • T, Th • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2111116A
Receive an introduction to MATLAB and Simulink in one course . Learn
McGee • 30 hours • $1095 the basics of these two powerful, integrated computing tools through
hands-on labs and problem-solving exercises . MATLAB is an excellent
tool for rapidly solving a wide array of analytical problems such as linear
Cyber Defense Challenge algebraic equations, matrix operations, and differential equations . Simulink
NEW! is an extension of MATLAB and is an extremely powerful tool for modeling
and simulating dynamic systems . Both provide a technical computing
How well are you prepared to protect against and respond to cyber
environment used by engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and financial
attacks? Are your security skill sets adequate and do you have
analysts . It is easy to switch back and forth between MATLAB and Simulink
confidence in your abilities? Find out the answers to these questions
during the analysis process so that the user can take full advantage of
in this hands-on course designed to test your cyber security skills .
features offered in both environments . They are excellent tools for 2-D and
Participants will design and build a closed-network from scratch, secure
3-D data visualization and allow movies of dynamic processes to be made .
the network, and defend the network through a series of injections .
• MATLAB and Simulink Environments
• Advanced Decision Making • Linear algebraic operations
• Incident Response • Data analysis and statistics
• Situational Awareness • Differential equations
• Network Operations • Graphics and GUIs
• Network Exploitation • Linear state-variable models
• Network Defense • Transfer function models
• Network Attack • Subsystem blocks
• Business Continuity Planning • Hands-on labs
Prerequisite: Three years of Information Technology experience with an • Using MATLAB interactively and as a programming language
emphasis on security. • Working with data in MATLAB (scalars, vectors, matrices, and strings)
CLASSROOM: Jul 25 – 26 • M, T • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2111131A • File I/O including interfacing with Excel and binary data
CLASSROOM: Oct 17 – 18 • M, T • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2112019A
Who Should Attend?
McGee • 16 hours • $795
Anyone performing or managing technical computation and dynamic
systems modeling . An excellent choice if you have little or no MATLAB/
Security+ Certification Exam Prep Simulink experience, this introductory course offers extensive hands-on
CompTIA’s Security+, the premier vendor-neutral security certification, experience .
is included in the approved list of certifications to meet DoD Directive Prerequisite: Fundamental experience with PCs and programming concepts.
8570 .1 requirements, and is highly touted in the information security CLASSROOM: Aug 22 – 26 • M – F • 8:00 am – 12:00 pm • C2112003A
arena . Designed for IT professionals who have two years experience B. Smith • 20 hours • $895
with an emphasis on security, you will learn to build on your current
knowledge and professional experience as you prepare for the CompTIA
Security+ (2008 Edition) Certification examination (exam number SY0-201).
• Network Infrastructure
• Systems Security
• Organizational Security
• Access Control
Prerequisite: Two years of technical networking experience with an emphasis
on security and the CompTIA Network+ or equivalent certification is recommended.
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you choose to schedule . Each fall, winter, and spring you will enjoy daytime courses in a safe
and comfortable environment without tests, grades, papers, or mandatory assignments .
Course Topics Include: Fall Term Begins September 12, 2011.
Courses are held mainly on the UAHuntsville campus, and
• Literature and Writing • Health, Psychology and Fitness run approximately 90 minutes each week for 6 to 8 weeks.
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Courses & Certificate Programs
Self-paced with specific start and end dates. MANAGEMENT
Simply view the course presentation and • Earned Value Management (EVM) for Project Success
complete quizzes/assignments to earn
• Federal Government Cost Accounting
• Federal Proposal Management
FLEX • Program and Project Management
Convenient packaging of a certificate program. • Project Management Essentials
It offers flexible access, an extended learning • PMP® Certification Bootcamp
window, and a discounted fee . Register as late
as three weeks after a program begins . ENGINEERING
ON DEMAND • Advanced Solid Rocket Propulsion
Register for a course at ANY time . Participants • Introduction to Flight Test Engineering
have one month to complete the course or two • Missile System Fundamentals
months for courses over 30 hours .
• Fundamentals of Modeling and Simulation
BLENDED • Developing Simulations
Classroom and distance learning courses are • Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation
similar and are considered equivalent . Combine • Fundamental Concepts in Radar Systems
formats to complete your certificate.
• Modeling and Simulation of Radar Systems
System Requirements: PC based Windows OS; • Supply Chain Management Foundation For more information on
Windows Media Player 9.0 or higher and MS Silverlight • Research and Product Development all PCS online courses,
(available as a free download at www.microsoft.com).
• Operations Systems Management please visit our website:
Contact us for a list of MAC-compatible programs.
• Supply Chain Strategy Development www.PCS.uah.edu/
• Systems Engineering Certificate Program onlinelearning
BENEFITS OF OUR ONLINE • Tactical Missile Design and Integration
• Test and Evaluation Certificate Program
• Earn a certificate by combining online and ONLINE CAREER AND WORKFORCE TRAINING
classroom courses to complete a program
• Flexible study; you learn when and where it UAHuntsville Professional and Continuing Studies offers online career training programs,
fits your lifestyle in cooperation with Gatlin Education/ed2go . Self-paced programs are presented by professional
instructors who will be actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to
TOP QUALITY questions and concerns, and motivating you to succeed . All programs are open enrollment
• Receive access to the full lecture, and provide independent learners the ability to complete courses in a six-month delivery window .
PowerPoint slides, case studies, and
supplemental materials Some programs include books, CD-ROM, lessons, quizzes, and assignments . After successful
completion of computer-graded tests (minimum 70%) and instructor evaluation of work, you will
• Respected courses and certificate programs be awarded a Certificate and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by UAHuntsville Professional
delivered online and Continuing Studies .
• See and hear activity in the classroom; Over 100 Online Education Programs In:
it’s like being a part of the class Business/Professional • Healthcare/Fitness • Hospitality/Service Industry
• Interact with classmates and instructors
through email and the web IT/Software Development • Management/Corporate • Media and Design
Skilled Trades/Industrial • Sustainable Energy and Going Green
• Increase your salary potential, ensure career
mobility, and stand out from the crowd For program details and requirements, visit www.PCS.uah.edu/onlinelearning,
• Gain professional expertise and valuable email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 256.824.6940 / 800.448.4032.
skills you can use right away
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Online Learning At A Glance – 2011
APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER
Earned Value Management (EVM) for Project Success On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Engineering Management Foundation Jun 1 – 20 Sep 21 – Oct 10
Strategies for Leading Technical Professionals Jul 13 – Aug 1 Oct 19 – Nov 7
Economic Analysis and Finance Aug 17 – Sep 6 Nov 30 – Dec 19
Quality Management Apr 27 – May 16 Sep 21 – Oct 10
Strategic Decision Processes May 25 – Jun 13 Oct 19 – Nov 7
FCME Flex Program Jun 1 –––––––––––––– Aug 29 Sep 7 ––––––––––––– Nov 21
Understanding Procurement & Contract Types Jun 1 – 20 Sep 7 – 26
Legal Aspects and Clauses Jul 13 – Aug 1 Oct 5 – 24
Cost/Price Analysis & Contract Administration Apr 27 – May 16 Aug 10 – 29 Nov 2 – 21
FCMS Flex Program Jun 1 ––––––––––––––– Aug 29 Sep 7 –––––––––––––– Nov 21
Procurement Issues and Contract Formation Jun 1 – 20 Sep 7 – 26
Cost Accounting Principles & Contract Negotiations Jul 13 – Aug 1 Oct 5 – 24
Subcontract and Financial Management Apr 27 – May 16 Aug 10 –29 Nov 2 – 21
Federal Government Cost Accounting On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Federal Proposal Management On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in two months
Introduction to Flight Test Engineering On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Intro to Ballistic Missile Defense Systems Jun 8 – 27 Oct 5 – 24
Missile System Fundamentals On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in two months
Advanced Solid Rocket Propulsion On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in two months
Tactical Missile Design and Integration On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Fundamentals of Modeling & Simulation On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Developing Simulations On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Simulation Verification, Validation, & Accreditation Apr 6 – 25 Aug 17 – Sep 6
Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Program and Project Management On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Project Management Essentials On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Project Risk Management Jul 13 – Aug 12 Oct 12 – Nov 10
Project Cost and Schedule Management Jun 1 – Jul 1 Aug 24 – Sep 22
Project Contracting and Negotiation Skills Apr 27 – May 27 Aug 17 – Sep 15 Nov 16 – Dec 15
PMP Certification Bootcamp
On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in two months
Fundamental Concepts in Radar Systems On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Modeling and Simulation of Radar Systems On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Radar Signal Processing Techniques Apr 20 – May 9 Aug 10 – 29 Nov 2 – 21
Supply Chain Management Foundation On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Relationship Management Jul 13 – Aug 1
Demand Management Aug 17 – Sep 5
Research and Product Development On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Operations Systems Management On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Supply Chain Strategy Development On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Systems Engineering Certificate Program All courses On Demand - Start Anytime, complete each course in one month. See page 26 for details.
Test and Evaluation Certificate Program All courses On Demand - Start Anytime, complete each course in one month. See page 26 for details.
Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30 27
What type of credit will I earn? We grant Continuing Education Units of credit (CEUs), Withdrawal Policy Failure to participate in a course or
nationally recognized non-academic credit for professional development, at the rate of one CEU program does not constitute withdrawal . For a full refund,
per ten hours of class time . You must attend 80% of the class hours to receive CEUs . the UAHuntsville Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS)
Will I receive a grade or take tests? We do not issue letter grades . On successful course Registration Office must be notified directly at least one full
completion you will receive a Certificate of Completion. Tests are given in some courses which business day prior to the course start date, or prior to logging
are preparatory for professional exams, and in some distance learning courses . onto any On Demand online learning course . Withdrawal
What does the registration fee include? Our fee includes all books, manuals, course materials, requests for On Demand online learning courses must be
lab fees, and parking decals. Only the Interior Design Certificate Program requires additional fees. received no more than 10 business days from the initial date
of registration . Substitutions are permitted with prior notice .
What is a certificate program? It is a sequence of courses providing concentrated study in a
specific professional field, allowing you to increase your skills and expertise. After completion Full Program Discounts will be forfeited with any course
of all courses in a program, you will be eligible for an overall program certificate. The Interior withdrawal . Full course fee will be charged for any courses
Design Certificate also requires students to pass a Review Board oral examination. completed and the course in progress, if applicable .
How do I receive an overall certificate? To receive your overall certificate, complete the Gatlin Education/ed2go Withdrawal Policy Once you have
requirements then submit a Certificate Completion Form available from your program opened your course materials and/or logged onto the course,
coordinator or our website . no refund is available. To request a refund less a $75 processing
Do I have to take certificate program courses in sequence? Please refer to the specific course fee, contact the UAHuntsville PCS Registration Office and
description prerequisites . email your withdrawal request to email@example.com .
Requests must be received no more than 10 business days
May I take certificate program courses individually? Yes, courses may be taken on an
individual basis . Some courses do have prerequisites; please refer to the course description . from the initial date of registration .
How are computer classes presented? All our computer technology courses are conducted in Non-Credit Registration and Payment Policies Payment or
state-of-the-art, hands-on, one-to-one computer labs . written employer billing authorization is due at registration .
A copy of your company purchase order, tuition voucher, or
What payment options are available? Payment by check, credit card, or company purchase
other billing authorization is required . Mail, fax, or email to
order, or written employer billing authorization, is due at the time of registration . Generally,
the UAHuntsville PCS Registration Office. You will receive a
financial aid is not applicable to non-credit courses. Many employers’ tuition plans do cover
UAHuntsville Professional and Continuing Studies courses . confirmation notice after your registration has been processed.
Please review your confirmation carefully for the latest course
CREDITS AND ALLIANCES State and Association Requirements To determine whether
CEUs may be applied toward professional certification,
Government and licensing/certifying organizations accept some UAHuntsville Professional and licensing requirements, or other required training or
Continuing Studies (PCS) courses as equivalent, acceptable credit within their internal systems. continuing education hours, please consult your training
Defense Acquisition Workforce Continuous Learning Policy Acquisition workforce employees department or licensing authority directly .
must earn a total of 80 Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) every two years. All of our certificate Transcripts CEUs earned through PCS are recorded in the
programs (except Interior Design) are approved for CLPs at the rate of 1 CEU = 10 CLPs . attendee’s name. A transcript is available for $4 by submitting
Defense Acquisition University and The UAHuntsville Strategic Alliance A strategic alliance your request to the PCS Registration Office.
established between UAHuntsville PCS and Defense Acquisition University (DAU) makes it easy
Tax Deduction Treasury regulations may permit an income
for you to complete some of our certificate programs. For those AT&L employees who have
tax deduction for educational and training expenses
completed DAU ACQ101, Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management, UAHuntsville PCS
has shortened the number of courses you are required to take in several programs, bringing you (registration fees, travel, meals, and lodging) undertaken
closer to completing a certificate. to maintain and improve professional skills .
Courses eligible for ACQ101 equivalency are: Course Cancellations Non-credit courses are self-supporting;
• Systems Engineering Overview • FCME: Understanding Procurement and Contract Types therefore, classes are subject to cancellation if there is
insufficient enrollment. In the event of a course cancellation,
• Test and Evaluation Foundation
a student has the option of applying fees paid to another
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) - Tuition Assistance Many of the certificate programs offered course or receiving a complete refund of the course fee .
by UAHuntsville PCS are approved for tuition assistance through the Workforce Investment Act
(WIA) . For more information on WIA funding and approved programs, please visit www2.dir. Services for Students with Disabilities UAHuntsville Disability
state.al.us/alcrs. Contact Lisa .Strickland@uah .edu or 256 .824 .6372 if the program you are Support Services (DSS) provides special accommodations
interested in is not listed . You may also contact any Alabama One Stop Center for information for students with disabilities . Individuals should contact
on eligibility requirements . Madison County residents may phone 256 .859 .9360 . DSS at 256 .824 .6203 (Madison Hall Room 136 or
www.uah.edu/counseling/disability) at least one month prior
Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy Federal Contract Management, Federal Proposal
Management, Integrated Supply Chain Management, and Project Management Certificate to the start date of class to allow advanced preparation .
Programs are all approved for ASBPA Certified Professional Education (CPE) units. One hour of Official documentation of stated disability is required.
class time is equivalent to one CPE unit . Misprints UAHuntsville PCS shall not be held responsible for
Project Management Institute PMP® Certification UAHuntsville has partnered with PM College misprints in printed or electronic media . We apologize for any
to offer the Project Management Certificate in distance learning. The courses are responsive to inconvenience this may cause you .
the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and taught by instructors who are PMPs® . Inclement Weather If UAHuntsville closes due to inclement
Certified PMPs® must accrue a minimum of 60 professional development units during each 3 year weather, UAHuntsville PCS classes will not meet . Check local
cycle to satisfy the Continuing Certification Requirements and maintain an active PMP® status .
radio and television broadcasts for closing announcements .
Both the classroom and distance learning programs qualify at a rate of 1 CEU = 10 PDUs .
Campus Parking Regulations A parking permit is included
National Contract Management Association (NCMA) All UAHuntsville PCS Federal Contract
Management courses and the Federal Proposal Management program satisfy the requirements in the course fee for on-campus courses lasting less than 15
for NCMA Continuing Professional Education . weeks and will be issued at the opening class session .
UAHuntsville PCS Certificate Programs eligible for the NCMA discount at this time are:
• Federal Contract Management Essentials and Specialization
• Federal Proposal Management
UAHuntsville will be closed:
May 30, July 4, September 5
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UAHuntsville Disability Support Services (voice/TDD 256.824.6203) provides for students with disabilities.
William T. Atchley serves as the Lead Science and Technology Manager for Paul J. Componation, Ph.D. is a Professor of Engineering and the Systems
electronic warfare equipment with the U .S . Aviation and Missile Research Engineering Program Coordinator on the UAHuntsville campus . His teaching
and Development Center . He is responsible for developing S&T programs to and research focuses on systems engineering, decision analysis, and
address Army Aviation technology gaps and requirements needs . engineering economy . Dr . Componation is a senior member of the Institute of
William P. Athayde, J.D., PMP is a Senior Faculty Member of PM College . He Industrial Engineers (IIE), a member of the International Council on Systems
is also an author, speaker and a former program manager of a team of 14 Engineering (INCOSE), and a Fellow with American Society of Engineering
federal agencies and six state governments, and the prior President of EHS Management (ASEM) .
Associates . Phil Deaton is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps and is Level III
Kim W. Bell is currently serving as the Assistant Professor of Management Certified in Program Management, Contracting, and Logistics. He is a graduate
with Emphasis in Statistics at Athens State University . In addition to academia, of the Army’s Command and General Staff Officers’ Course as well as the Air
Kim has also served industry in various statistical and management roles . Force’s Air War College . Mr . Deaton has taught numerous courses related to
She has worked with numerous multi-site corporations to develop unique contracting and supply chain management . He holds a M .S . Degree in Business
solutions for collecting/analyzing internal data . She has also taught for a Management from Troy State University and a M .S . Degree in Instructional
variety of diverse business sectors as part of professional development Technology from Mississippi State University .
training in data analysis, quality control, and process optimization . Tonya Dumas currently serves as a Business Administration Instructor and is
Tim Bell is a System Architect, Senior Database Consultant, and Senior a certified Microsoft Office Specialist. She currently holds a Masters Degree
Information Systems Analyst with over 25 years extensive experience in in Secondary Education, a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with
programming and database administration . Knowledgeable in SQL and PL/ a concentration in Management, Associate Degree (s) in Accounting and
SQL, and 3GL Programming languages with embedded SQL and PL/SQL as General Education .
database interfaces for large, complex database systems, he has a detailed Ruth H. Elswick, PMP is a Senior Faculty Member of PM College with nearly
understanding of the overall Oracle Product line from both a programmer’s 20 years experience . Ms . Elswick is an author, speaker and prior president
as well as a DBA’s perspective, and has designed Oracle training programs of Elswick Project Management, Inc . and Adjunct Professor of Project
for both educational and professional institutions . Mr . Bell is author and Management at Florida International University .
presenter of numerous white papers and a member of the Developer/ 2000 Eugene Fleeman has 40+ years of government, industry, and academic
Expert Panel for the ODTUG 1998 conference . experience in the design and development of tactical missiles . He is an
Robert Bilbrey has over 20 years experience with both Pro/E and AutoCAD internationally-known lecturer on missiles and the author of more than 70
and has more than 10 years experience teaching for UAHuntsville publications, including Tactical Missile Design, 2nd Edition .
Professional and Continuing Studies . He has worked as a Design Engineer Julie L. Fortune, Ph.D., P.E. is Senior Research Engineer and Adjunct Assistant
with high-speed automation equipment, automotive industry, injection Professor for UAHuntsville . She works for the Rotorcraft Systems Engineering
molded plastics, castings, consumer products, and aerospace industries . and Simulation Center supporting customers in the areas of systems
Darryl Bird is a partner with Bird & Kamback Architects, LLC . He is registered engineering and reliability . She currently performs research in the areas of
with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and is software metrics, conceptual modeling, and teams . As Adjunct Assistant
licensed to practice in Alabama and Tennessee . He is a member of the American Professor in the Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering
Institute of Architects (AIA) and the US Green Building Council (USGBC) . Management Department at UAHuntsville, Dr . Fortune teaches Engineering
Greg Black is the Chief Enterprise Architect for NASA’s Marshall Space Economy and Statistics .
Flight Center . Working for more than 27 years in IT areas, he is experienced Robert Frederick, Jr., Ph.D. has more than 27 years experience in solid
in providing strategic and operational data through MS Excel and its Query propulsion from propellant research to full scale testing . Dr . Robert Frederick,
engine . He has served as adjunct professor for both Troy State University and in his 49th year in solid rocketry, has worked on most aspects of solid rocket
Snead State Community College . Mr . Black holds both BS and MS degrees in propulsion and serves as a private consultant for a number of organizations .
Computer and Information Science . Carl “Bo” Gardner is a Lean Continuous Improvement Engineer at PPG
Karen Burton, SPHR is the Assistant Manager of Human Resources at NASA, Aerospace’s Huntsville, Alabama Operation where he is transforming
Marshall Space Flight Center . Ms . Burton has over 33 years of federal HR and operations utilizing the LCA process roadmap into a brand called AeroLEAN .
training experience to include HR generalist, recruitment specialist, employee His background includes transferring integration activities, including
and labor relations specialist, human resources training specialist, and has organizational, process and business activities; managing high volume
served in various HR leadership roles at several locations throughout the United increases, production strategy changes; and quality engineering and logistics
States . She has taught the SHRM Learning System and the SHRM Essentials management . He holds a BS degree in Operations Management, a MS in
of HR curriculum for over 3 years, most recently in the Washington, DC area . Business Management, is a Lean Master, and Six Sigma Black Belt .
Johnny E. Busby II is currently a Sr . IT Security Engineer and Project Manager Eletra Gilchrist, Ph.D. is a professor in the Communications Art Department
for SAIC with 20 years of experience in implementing and managing at the University of Alabama in Huntsville . She teaches classes in
highly complex information technology infrastructures and systems . His fundamentals of communication, media writing, small group communication,
Web Services, and Java on a variety of Unix, Mac, and Windows platforms . His and persuasion . She earned her BA and MA degrees in Communication Studies
career history includes work in service, chemical, and government industries . from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa and received her Doctor of
Harry D. Cleaver, Jr., CPCM, CPE has experience including 32 years in Philosophy degree in Communication Studies from The University of Memphis .
negotiating contracts for high technology and construction projects, 41 Courtney Green holds a B .S . in Interior Design from Auburn University .
years in professional training, and 31 years in contracts management and She is a Certified Home Stager and is experienced in using Data CAD and
administration. He has been a Certified Professional Contracts Manager other design software programs to generate architectural plans and interior
(CPCM) since 1979, and Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) since 1984. designs .
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Michael D. Griffin is the King-McDonald Eminent Scholar and Professor for the Piper Aircraft Corporation, Rockwell International, and the FAA . His test
of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and the Director of the Center flight experience includes serving as Chief Test Pilot with Aero Commander-Albany,
for System Studies at the University of Alabama in Huntsville . From Flight Test Engineer for Beech Aircraft Corporation and with the US Air Force .
2005-09 he was the Administrator of NASA . Prior to re-joining NASA he Ronald J. Kohl has been involved in the large systems integration business
was Space Department Head at the Johns Hopkins University Applied for more than 30 years, working for several large aerospace contractors . Mr .
Physics Laboratory . He has also held numerous executive positions within Kohl is President of “R. J .Kohl and Associates”, a consulting firm offering
industry, including President and Chief Operating Officer of In-Q-Tel, Chief systems engineering and technical project management services . He is also
Executive Officer of Magellan Systems, General Manager of Orbital Sciences a Visiting Scientist at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a member of
Corporation’s Space Systems Group, and Executive Vice President and Chief INCOSE, the IEEE, and an AIAA Associate Fellow . Mr . Kohl has a B .S and M .S
Technical Officer at Orbital Sciences Corporation. in Mathematics .
David C. Gross, Ph.D. is the Deputy Chief Engineer for Lockheed Martin Daniel E. Lawrence, Ph.D., a Senior Engineer with the Systems Analysis
Aeronautics’ Simulation & System Integration Labs . He has more than 25 years Group at Phase IV Systems Inc ., performs research and development in
experience at Boeing and Lockheed specifying, designing, building, and advanced radar systems including antenna design, radar architectures,
delivering simulations for analysis, design, integration, and training applications simulation, and field testing.
for a wide variety of aerospace systems . He holds a BSCS from Auburn University,
a MSOR from UAHuntsville, and a Ph .D . from the University of Central Florida . Robin Lindstrom is the Assistant Chief Flight Instructor and Safety Officer for
the Redstone Arsenal Flying Activity at Redstone Army Airfield (HUA). He holds a
Sinceree Gunn has been a lecturer at UAHuntsville since 2003, and received Commercial Pilot certified and is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
a MA in English from UAHuntsville. She has certifications in Business and designated Gold Seal Certificate Flight Instructor for Airplanes and Instruments,
Technical Writing, TESOL, and Secondary Education . and is certificated as an Advanced and Instrument Ground Instructor. A pilot
David W. Gunther is a Supervisory Senior Logistics Engineer working in PEO since 1971, he is an FAA Safety Team Lead Representative for the Alabama
Integration and Logistics Integration . He is the System-of-Systems Modeling & and Northwest Florida (AL and NW FL) Flight Standards District Office.
Simulation lead for a SoS Analysis Toolset (SoSAT) model . He has experience Jeffery Little, Ph.D. in aerospace engineering, has had a diverse career including
in systems engineering, production, sustainment, and supply chain modeling . turbine engine research at NASA, test operations support for the Air Force,
Mr . Gunther was an AMRDEC systems/production engineer supporting the USAF Academy aerospace engineering instruction, Assistant Professor and
Lower Tier Project Office (MEADS and PAC-3 programs). He was also the Deputy Department Head at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Aerospace
course director for two DAU courses, SYS201 and LOG204 . Engineering graduate program, President of the Air Force Community College
April Harris has planned and facilitated the special occasions of academics and Chief Technologist for Jacob’s NASA Marshall engineering services support
for over 30 years and is a nationally-known etiquette trainer and academic contract . Dr . Little joined UAHuntsville’s Center for Modeling, Simulation
protocol consultant . She is a popular conference speaker and the author and Analysis during the summer of 2006 and is currently supporting NASA’s
of Etiquette and Protocol: A Guide for Campus Events; and Academic development of launch platforms through an assortment of projects .
Ceremonies: A Handbook of Traditions and Protocol. Paul Lombard, PMP is a Senior Faculty Member of PM College . Mr . Lombard
Gregory A. Harris, Ph.D., P.E. is the former director of the Center for is an author, speaker and award winning and internationally recognized
Management & Economic Research at UAHuntsville . Dr . Harris is now trainer with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors .
employed with the U .S . Army, Aviation and Missile Research, Development Robert L. Lord, Ph.D. is a Professor of Systems Engineering at the Defense
and Engineering Command, Engineering Directorate . He is Adjunct Faculty Acquisition University, South Region located in Huntsville, AL . He has worked
in the Colleges of Business and Engineering at UAH . Harris teaches courses with several defense contractors involved with all branches of DoD and with
in Supply Chain Management, Transportation & Logistics and Production NASA on numerous project assignments .
& Inventory Control . Harris has more than 30 years of experience as an
industrial engineer, quality engineer, operations manager, plant manager, Nicholas Loyd is a Lean Enterprise Research Engineer and academic
and consultant in operations and supply chain . He holds a Bachelor degree instructor at UAHuntsville . He manages projects diagnosing key strategic
in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University, a M .B .A . from St . Edwards and improvement opportunities to coach and guide companies to high
University and his Ph .D . in Industrial and Systems Engineering from UAH . performance . Mr . Loyd facilitated over 150 process improvement events
implementing Lean Enterprise concepts in industries including distribution,
Andy Harrison is a Technical Fellow with deciBel Research . His experience seaport operations, administrative processes, automotive, aerospace,
includes development and testing of advanced radar algorithms . He has defense, and more. Mr. Loyd is a NIST certified Lean instructor.
additional experience leading utilization and anchoring of open source radar
models and simulations for integration into end-to-end simulations . Bassem R. Mahafza, Ph.D. is the President and Founder of deciBel Research,
Inc . He is a recognized radar subject matter expert and is widely known for
Marle David Hewett, Ph.D. has a depth of experience and education in his four radar textbooks .
flight test engineering from the perspective of test pilot, test manager,
and aeronautical engineer. His real-world background uniquely qualifies Ben McGee is a Senior Systems Engineer working as a support contractor for
him to teach flight test engineering at all levels. He has taught Flight Test SAIC with the Army . His specialty is secure systems and software engineering
Engineering both at the Naval Academy and Naval Postgraduate School . He and he has experience with encryption, biometrics, smart cards, and identity,
has taught courses which included a flight phase lab with emphasis on the credential and access management . Mr . McGee has worked for NASA at the
specifics of flight test maneuvers and techniques; data collection, reduction Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Raymond James Financial, CDXperts,
and analysis; and test report writing . Dr . Hewett is a retired Naval Aviator with BenefitOne of America, Line Drive Consulting, Geonex-AgraBaymont,
twenty years experience as a carrier and test pilot including one-hundred and TEKSystems. He holds the Certified Information Systems Security
combat missions in Vietnam . Professional (CISSP) designation and is currently the Vice President of the
North Alabama Information Systems Security Association here in Huntsville .
Janice M. Isbell is a Supervisory Aerospace Engineer for AMRDEC . Her
experience includes Test and Evaluation, Systems Engineering, and Project LaMerle Mikell is a registered Interior Designer . She received a BA in Home
Management . She has performed/supported testing in the environmental, Economics from Auburn University and has been teaching Interior Design
chemical, aviation, missile, and industrial products industries . classes at UAHuntsville since 1966 . She is a well-known consultant for
residential and commercial properties locally and throughout the south;
Michel Jimerson graduated from the U .S . Military Academy at West Point, several of which have been featured in Southern Living and local magazines .
earned a Masters degree in Engineering Technology, and served 22 years
in the U.S. Army as an Aviation Maintenance Officer and Test Pilot. Later, he Anthony Morris, Ph.D. is a Research Scientist with the Army Research
joined Target Corporation as a Logistics Operations Manager and then Senior Laboratory in the AMCOM Field Element at Redstone Arsenal . Dr . Morris
Logistics Management Executive . Most recently, he worked with the Missile specializes in human system integration and aviation human factors
Defense Agency as Senior Classification Analyst and with the Army Materiel engineering . He also serves on the UAHuntsville graduate faculty and is a
Command as a Logistics Analyst . He currently instructs Lifecycle Logistics researcher in the Center for Modeling, Simulation and Analysis (CMSA) .
and Production, Quality and Manufacturing courses with Defense Acquisition Steven E. Mullins has more than 28 years experience in the areas of analysis,
University . assessment, and testing of strategic and tactical defense system hardware .
Ralph Kimberlin, Ph.D. has more than twenty-seven years experience teaching This includes test design, planning, preparation, conduct and post test data
graduate courses in flight test engineering and aircraft design. His experience analysis for laboratory, and field and flight mission testing. He has participated
includes directing flight research programs which included in-flight performance, in the development of unique and specialty test facilities with a wide range of
stability and control evaluation, and Flight Test Pilot/Engineering Training test approaches and techniques from bench testing to MDAP programs .
Programs for the Naval Air Test Center and FAA . Dr . Kimberlin has consulted
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Stephen E. Parker is Director (Acting) for Systems Engineering & Support fixed-price performance contracts in compliance with Federal Acquisition
with US Army AMRDEC . Mr . Parker has more than 30 years’ systems Regulations (FAR), Defense Department and NASA FAR Supplements, DOD
engineering experience . His background includes managing research and 5000 .2R Acquisition Processes, the Universal Commercial Code (UCC), and
development projects, program office support, industry and Government the International Accounting Standards (IAS) . His skills include contract
systems engineering experience and managing the Defense Acquisition management, technical performance tracking, cost control, and expertise
University’s South Region systems engineering programming and teaching in Earned Value Management (EVM), Life Cycle Cost Estimating (LCCE), Cost
systems engineering courses for DAU and UAHuntsville . Analysis Requirements Document (CARD), and Budget Analysis/Estimating .
Mikel D. Petty, Ph.D. is Director of UAHuntsville’s Center for Modeling, E. Paul Semmens is Principal, Cofounder, and Executive Vice President
Simulation, and Analysis . He was Chief Scientist at Old Dominion University’s for Imprimis, Incorporated. He is a retired Army Air Defense Artillery Officer
Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center . Dr . Petty has worked in and served as an Assistant Professor at the U .S . Air Force Academy and as
modeling and simulation research and development since 1990 in areas that Director of the U .S . Army Air Defense Artillery School’s Combined Arms and
include simulation interoperability and composability, computer generated Tactics Department . Mr . Semmens was Lead Instructor for the Ground-based,
forces, multi-resolution simulation, and applications of theory to simulation . Midcourse Defense (GMD) Team Training and Exercise Center and is Program
He served on a National Research Council committee on modeling and Manager for the THAAD Tactical Operator training .
simulation, is a Certified Modeling and Simulation Professional, and is an Brian Smith, Ph.D. has more than 20 years experience as a senior
editor of the journals SIMULATION and Journal of Defense Modeling and electronics engineer in the development and evaluation of Air Defense
Simulation . weapon systems, SAR/ISAR signal processing techniques, battlefield
Mike Pitruzzello has over 32 years experience with computer engineering, communication systems, and advanced digital signal processing techniques .
missile component design, and integration . He was the AMRDEC initial lead for the U .S . Army’s multi-billion dollar
Enrico C. Poggio, Ph.D. is the Project Hercules (MDA/DVH) Algorithm Battlefield Digitization initiative. Dr. Smith uses MATLAB and Simulink
Integration and Interfaces Lead . He co-authored a highly cited paper with daily in his work performance . His teaching experience includes courses
Physics Nobel Laureate, Steven Weinberg . in continuous and discrete systems and signal processing, the Wavelet
transform and computed tomography .
Jesse Porter has been a Test Engineer with the Redstone Test Center for over
twenty years, specializing in data acquisition and signal analysis . He received Delois H. Smith is Vice President for Diversity and Student Support
a MSEE with a focus on Digital Signal processing from UAH in 2008 . He is Services for UAHuntsville. She is responsible for strategic planning, fiscal
currently the Data Acquisition and Analysis Team Lead for the Dynamic Test management, and staffing for: the Office of Diversity serving faculty, staff,
Division, Redstone Technical Center . students and administration; Student Health Services, The Counseling
Center, Services for Students with Disabilities and The Office of Multicultural
Maruf Rahman, Ph.D. has trained approximately 5000 professionals in Lean Affairs . Ms . Smith holds a B .A . in Psychology and a Master’s degree in
Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies . Educational Psychology and is a licensed professional counselor (LPC), a
Howell Riggs is a Senior Partner with Dick Riggs Miller LLP Attorneys at nationally certified counselor (NCC), and a certified psychologist (NCP).
Law . Mr . Riggs has practiced Government Contract Law since 1970 . Prior to LaToya K. Smith is a Microsoft Office Specialist 2007 and is currently a
establishing his private practice in 1981 he served as a contract attorney Business Administration Instructor, with instructional experience in MS
for the Department of the Army . With experience before the GAO, the various Office products: Access, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. She holds a M.Ed in
Boards of Contract Appeals, and the United States Court of Federal Claims, Secondary Education – Business Education .
he is highly qualified to teach the Legal Aspects of Federal Contracts, which
combines his teaching and legal background in the classroom providing Marc Stettner, PMP is a Project Management Specialist at Continental
students with both the theory of law and its practical effect in dealing Automotive Corporation where he runs the Project Management Office for the
with the government . Radio Product Development group . Marc previously worked for Chrysler and
General Motors . During his 25 year career in product development projects
James L. (Jim) Samuelson is the Director of Contracts, Proposals, he has had many roles including system project manager, CMMI process
Estimating, and Budget for Applied Data Trends, Inc . and Owner – operator improvement manager, project management specialist, system integration
of Madison Consulting and Research . He has over 25 years experience in engineer, requirements engineer, validation engineer, quality specialist, test
developing cost estimates and preparing costs analysis for cost-plus, and and development engineer, and electronics assembly lab supervisor .
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